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ER David Workman -Monday Morning Briefings

By   /  July 6, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

View this email in your browser Tuesday, July 06, 2021Greetings friends, I’m writing to you from beautiful Tampa, Florida!  I’m here with nearly 7,000 of my closest Elk friends at the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks 156th Grand Lodge Session. It’s so exciting being here.  So much so that I forgot to write my […]

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ER David Workman Monday Morning Briefings

By   /  June 29, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Greetings friends, Monday Motivation“Empty vessels make the most sound.” – Anonymous In my musical career I have had the pleasure of knowing many talented professional musicians.  One common thread I have noticed is that the better a musician is, the less they tend to brag about it.  They don’t have to.  Their playing says it all. […]

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ER David Workman -Monday Morning Briefings

By   /  June 22, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

Monday MotivationYesterday, Father’s Day, I lost one of my dearest friends, a husband to a lovely lady, a father of 3 teenagers, and not yet 50 years old.  His name was Wes Coddington. One of the things I appreciated about Wes was his energy and focus to live each day of his life to the […]

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ER David Workman -Monday Morning Briefings

By   /  June 14, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Monday MotivationIt’s Flag Day!  A most precious day in Elkdom, as well as our country.   I know of no other nation that celebrates its flag with the same passion as Americans.  I know of no other nation that is so inextricably tied to the principle of liberty as ours, and that principle is exemplified […]

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ER David Workman Monday Morning Briefings

By   /  June 7, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

UPDATE—In yesterday’s Monday email, I forgot to mention that there was an error in the June Bulletin. The bulletin shows Tri-Tip Tuesday happening on June 8… today.  That was a type-o.  The correct date is Tuesday, July 20.  The Lodge will not be open for food & beverage today. Monday Motivation“The only difference between ordinary […]

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ER David Workman Monday Morning Briefings

By   /  May 24, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Monday, May 24, 2021 Monday Motivation“Impossible is just an opinion.” – Paulo Coelho love this quote!  I can hear it being said, not with the booming, god-like voice of a stage actor, or the impassioned commitment of Winston Churchill.  I hear it with the simple, understated delivery of a “common man” who understands that overcoming the […]

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ER David Workman Monday Morning Briefings

By   /  May 18, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Greetings friends, Monday Motivation“Fall seven times, stand up eight.” — Japanese Proverb I grew up in the great Pacific Northwest and have always loved the majestic views of the region’s mighty peaks… Mt. Jefferson, Mt. Hood, Mt. Adams, Mt, Saint Helens, Mt. Rainier, and Mt Baker, from south to north.  There is usually one or more […]

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ER David Workman Monday Morning Briefings

By   /  May 10, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Greetings friends, Monday Motivation“Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.”  – Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson always had a way of “cutting to the chase.” Thanks to Cinco de Mayo and Mother’s Day TeamsI have to say a big THANK YOU to the many F&B staff and […]

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ER David Workman – Monday Morning Briefings

By   /  May 4, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Greetings friends, Monday Motivation“Let your hopes, not your hurts shape your future.”  – Robert H. Schuller I love to people watch when I’m at the airport.  It can be quite entertaining, especially when wearing a mask so people can’t see your reaction when looking at them. I’ve noticed one common thread among travelers and maybe you’ve […]

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ER David Workman- Monday Morning Briefings

By   /  April 27, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Greetings friends, Monday Motivation“If the plan doesn’t work, change the plan, but never the goal.” — Author Unknown If you’ve been around me long enough, you have probably heard me say, “long-range goals determine short-range plans.”  I believe it to my core!   Long-range goals are the product of “vision,” and without vision, you’re like a bird without […]

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ER David Workman Monday Morning Briefings

By   /  April 12, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Greetings friends, Monday Motivation“Your attitude is your choice.” – Anonymous I first heard this quote many years any and it has never left me.  It’s so simple, yet so true.  The attitude you have is truly the attitude you choose to have. For instance, did you know that Helen Keller, who was both blind and deaf, […]

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ER Workman Monday Briefings

By   /  April 5, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Greetings friends, Monday Motivation“No duty is more urgent than giving thanks.” – James Allen This quote is especially appropriate for my email this week.  Read on and you will understand. Launch WeekLast week was an epic week of Lodge activities, celebrations and recognitions, and epicurean delights.  If you missed it, please know we also missed having […]

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Vista Elks – ER David Workman

By   /  March 29, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Monday Motivation“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – Francis of Assisi I’m a firm believer that nothing is impossible… it just hasn’t been done yet. New Membership Cards Required on April 1This week we will be changing over from our 2020-21 membership cards to our new […]

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ER David Workman Monday Briefings

By   /  March 22, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Greetings friends, Monday Motivation“When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people.” – Abraham Joshua Heschel The older I get, the more true this quote becomes!  I’m not suggesting that being clever and being kind are mutually exclusive.  They are not.  But it does seem that kindness […]

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ER David Workman Monday Briefing

By   /  March 16, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Greetings friends, Monday Motivation“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” – Lou Holtz Years ago when I would work out in the gym lifting weights and other strength workouts, I was routinely warned by my training partner that I needed to use proper form and that if I didn’t […]

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ER David Workman- Monday Morning Briefing

By   /  March 9, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Greetings friends, Monday Motivation“An opportunity of a lifetime must be seized within the lifetime of the opportunity.”  – Graham Cooke Of all the quotes I have shared over the past year, there is none more wise or full of truth than this one.  It does not directly speak to ability, calling, passion, social networking, or […]

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ER David Workman

By   /  March 1, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Monday Motivation“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe I have found that the greatest things happen when your back is up against a wall and have nowhere else to go.  At that point, you’re “all in.”  You have no choice but to use what you have and do […]

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ER David Workman – Monday Briefing

By   /  January 18, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Monday Motivation“Learn as if you will live forever, live like you will die tomorrow.” — Mahatma There is much wisdom in this quote. We tend to live like there will be a “tomorrow” but Proverbs warns us, “Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring.” Pulled Pork To-GoThis coming Saturday, […]

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Monday Email From ER David Workman

By   /  January 5, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Hi friends, Monday Motivation“The same boiling water that softens the potato hardens the egg. It’s what you’re made of. Not the circumstances.” – Unknown Burgers To-GoThis coming Saturday, we’re featuring Burgers To-Go from 11am-2pm. Enjoy a 1/3rd Angus Burger, with or without cheese, served with onion rings or hand cut fries, for just $8.  A full assortment […]

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The Monday Briefing-

By   /  December 28, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

Monday Motivation“What the new year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the new year.”  – Vern McLellan Thanks for the TamalesIn an earlier email I had mentioned how I was not a Tamale fan.  I had tried them in the past and they just weren’t my thing.  I […]

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