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Here's to bars, beers, cocktail napkins and all the great ideas that emerge

Crunch Time


August 2, 2018

I always knew that many ideas — possibly even a few good and some even great ones —are hatched over a beer or two or more?

Problem is the bar napkins get wet, the ink runs and memories somehow fade unless somehow the voice texting is engaged on the iPhone.

Sure enough, has a list and it’s pretty impressive.

In 1966, Rollin King owned a small commuter air service in San Antonio, Texas and had been discussing the idea of a commuter service between San Antonio, Dallas and Houston. Out of that plan sketched out on a cocktail napkin, Southwest Airlines was born.

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