Month: December 2018

  • The rancher

    Lone Star Brewing Co. was like many other successful regional brewers in the early 1970s. With the onslaught of AB, Schlitz, Miller, and Coors, Lone Star was losing volume and market share. At the time, Harry Jersig, the founder, owner, and boyhood friend of LBJ, decided to change things up and brought in a number […]

  • You are not defeated when you lose. You are defeated when you quit!

    Just a couple of weeks ago, the University of North Carolina announced it had hired Mack Brown as its new head football coach.  Coach Brown had previously been the head coach at NC, but left that position for a 10-year stint to the University of Texas. While at UT, Brown experienced a great deal of […]

  • The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

    In the 1960s, Willowbrook Distributing warehouse, used by Coors of Dallas, was considered an upscale building.  The facility was large, the trucks were able to load indoors, the warehouse temperature was controlled and there were rail sidings.  The warehouse also provided multiple offices, a break room, locker rooms, a hospitality room, a check-in area, and of […]