Posted by Southwest Beverages on 8/7/2015
the builder just called and told me they poured the foundation yesterday," I
said to my wife as I walked into the bathroom where she was putting on her
makeup. "How exciting," she announced with excitement in her voice, as she
gently stopped applying her eye pencil to her eyelid while turning to face me.
"Let me just
finish putting on my makeup and then we can go over to the construction site."
stated, handing Bridget a container of her favorite creme butterscotch instant coffee
after she made herself comfortable in the passenger's seat. During the fifteen-minute
drive to the construction site of our new home, Bridget and I talked about life's memorable moments, you know, those moments in your life when your
children are born, their first day of school, their graduation, their wedding
day, picking up your first new car and building a house."Wow!" she proclaimed,
after she took a sip of her coffee. "This is the best instant coffee I've ever
had," she added as she placed her other hand around the container and returned
it to her lap.
At her first
glimpse of the foundation, Bridget pulled herself forward in her seat to the
point her noise was almost hitting the window. Like a child who saw the Disney
castle for the first time, joy radiated from her face filling the air with
excitement. The moment the car began to roll to a stop, Bridget grabbed her
container of instant coffee and exited the car. "Oh, honey! I'm so excited," she called out.
excited too," I replied as I started to walk the length of the foundation.
"No, honey," Bridget called back. "I meant I'm excited about this instant coffee."
Written by Bob Jenkins, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of
Bob has had the privilege of working for some of America's largest
and well run public and private companies, including Philip Morris, Canada Dry, Dr
Pepper, Cadbury Schweppes, Snapple Beverage Corporation, Tasker Capital Corp. and
The Water Club and River Cafe - two of New York's finest fine dining restaurants. He
has worked in various capacities as Finance Manager, Controller, Director of Finance,
Vice President Finance & Administration, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, and
Bob holds a Masters of Business
Administration degree in accounting from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor of
Science degree in accounting from the University of Arizona.
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