Over the past two weeks, I’ve been busy spending time with my parents who are visiting over the holidays. From the three hour round-trip pickup at Oakland Airport during rush hour traffic to the 4:45am drop off in order for my mother to catch a 6am flight to see her friends in between visits, I’ve put more time on the road than I have in a while!
I’m thankful for all the time spent because my parent’s visit helps fulfill one constant goal: to see them at least four times a year. As I wrote in my book, a large reason why I decided to retire from Corporate America is to spend more time with them and less time in the office. I very much want to play golf with my father before his spine ossifies. I’d like to absorb as much of my mother’s teachings while she still has the energy. One of the most fun things to ask our parents is where they were in life and what were their thoughts when they were your age. It’s scary how quickly time passes. Read More