My Papa’s Lighter

image(6)My grandfather worked his way up from being a janitor at Conoco Oil, to becoming Vice-President of the company. It sits front and center on my desk, always directly in my view. It’s an urgent, daily reminder to keep working and pushing on. Dreams do come true, but you have work hard at them. This lighter represents how my Papa achieved the American Dream, and I love it. For me, these daily reminders are an absolute necessity.