As a young lad, I played soccer every year from the time I was in kindergarten to about 6th grade (when finally, I was able to switch over to flag football at the grade school I attended). Seems like certificates for participating are more the fashion these days, but back in the ’80s, after the season ended there was an awards ceremony — and at those ceremonies they handed out trophies! Now, for some particular reason, my father really liked it when anyone in the family (including himself) got a trophy — kind of a “bring honor to the family” type deal. With 11..
We’ve Struck GOLD! That’s right, there’s gold in Bonita, California. Not the shiny yellow precious metal, but something more valuable – Mercury Insurance Gold. On Friday, February 3, 2012, after much hard work, McKenna Insurance Services was presented with the coveted Mercury Insurance Service Excellence Gold Level Award. Yes! I won’t bore you with all the details; just know that this means that our insurance agency has been recognized by Mercury Insurance Group as providing outstanding service to its insureds. And what was our motivation to go for the gold? You! We understand that our customers are our livelihood and we are grateful that you make..
Total sweat hog (that’s me on the left) after finishing running in the annual breast cancer race on Sunday. This 5k race (3.1 miles) was through the beatiful Balboa Park area. We even got to run down the 163 Freeway (sorry everyone – I hate it too when runners block up the roadways). I was super stoked as I approached the finish line and looked at the timer which read 22:06. Coming down the stretch, I didn’t know what place I was in, but I knew I had to beat the guy next to me. I hit the turbo boost and moved from 67th to 66th position – Yes! I dedicated this race to breast..