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Among My Souvenirs

Art Fettig's Monday Morning Memo
March 16, 2009
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In This Issue
o Among My Souvenirs
o Say Something Good
o Visit Our Website
o Points To Ponder
o A Little Humor
o Quote of the Week
o To Subscribe

Art Fettig's Eagles
...see over fifty eagles on display and they bring me such happy memories.

Among My Souvenirs
Years ago, singer Connie Franncis had a hit song with the above title and it was a sad song about a broken heart. Today as I sit at my computer I can swing around in my fine chair and see over fifty eagles on display and they bring me such happy memories. My office is crammed full of wonderful souvenirs and glorious memories. One of the book cases has four shelves of the books I've written and a stack of the CD's containing all of the songs I have written. There is a wall full of plaques and medals and other paraphernalia including a diplomat signed by Dr. Scholl certifying that I was qualified to fit his foot appliances. At one time in my career as a speaker I was known as "Mr. Lucky of the American Platform."  Sometimes I tend to forget just how lucky I have been in my life and how extremely lucky I am today to live in America and enjoy the good life of growing older here in North Carolina. 

Sometimes it is a temptation to see a glass of water as half empty instead of half full. We are sometimes tempted to look for the things we have lost instead of those we have gained.  I think I will dedicate one day a week as "Count your blessings day."  I will set out to enjoy all that is good and plentiful in my life..the comfort of a warm bed at night, a hot meal, the joy of family and good neighbors and friends...and oh, that blessed joy of souvenirs and memories.

Say Something Good
Basketball.  Yes, it is that week end again when all the talk around here is the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. I'm sure that wherever you live there is some such critter. At the NCAA Selection Show tomorrow some 65 teams will be picked from around the nation for the NCCA battles. What is so amazing is how many of these games can come down to the last five or ten or fifteen seconds and SWISH...the lead changes and a team comes out victorious. In other words, some team might snatch defeat from the jaws of victory or some such thing in the flash of an eye. In the Virginia Tech-Carolina game Friday we watched it get down to the final seconds and I could feel it in my bones that Carolina might lose. Carolina was leading by one point but Virginia Tech had the ball and was threatening. Then somehow #50 Tyler Hansbrough tied up the ball, it was Carolina's possession in the rotation, and they managed to run out the clock for the few seconds remaining to win by ONE POINT.  Neither my wife nor I could understand that play it happened so fast, and we had to wait for a game summary later to find out what happened.  The Virginia Tech coach was so upset by the call that he ranted and he raved, he waved his arms and then he took off his coat and threw it on the bench and it was a beautiful sight to behold in this wonderful town of Hillsborough, North Carolina just a few miles from Chapel Hill, the home of the UNC Tar Heels. May God bless America and keep the fans, together with our troops from harm.

Visit Our Website
Check out our website at www.artfettig.com  Learn about our sensational new 101 Kit that allows you to save thousands on speaker and travel fees and implement our fantastic employee positive interaction 101 program yourself.  It is an instant behavior modification commitment program that gets everyone in your organization involved in safety. Remember, you have a ten day money back guarantee too.  Act now.  Go directly to www.artfettig.com And get your safety program cranked up to a whole new level of performance. If you have questions just call me at 800 441 7676 or e-mail me at artfettig@aol.com.  

Points To Ponder
The power which resides in man is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which he can do, nor does he know until he has tried. Ralph Waldo Emerson

A Little Humor
Vocabulary word for the day Liquidity.  Liquidity: When you look at your investments and wet your pants.

Quote of the Week
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt

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