Same kind of different as me

Events

1952

1952

in 1952 there was a day that ron will never forget at school. The students at his school had to bring in a sample to the nurse but instead ron brought it to his teacher, Mrs. Poe, and she got mad and gave him a punishment for it.

1969

1969

Ron and Deborah got married in October. Deborah worked at an Elementary school while Ron entered the world of Investment banking

1971

1971

In 1971 Ron started selling his paintings. He got the idea of painting from a Charles Russell painting given to him by a friend in 1910.

1975

1975

In 1975, Ron was earning twice as much selling art as he was making as a banker

1975

1975

Ron fiddle in art sales trying to keep his investment in his banking day job. In 1975, he cleared $10,000 on a Charles Russell painting that he sold to a man in Beverly Hills.

1977

1977

in 1977 a Williamsburg-style house was worth a pile of money. Ron spent $275,000 on a house in an upscale section of Fort Worth

1977

1977

in 1977, he sold his first Renoir and then went to go spend a month in Europe. He went to Europe to spread his name and news about his keen eye among the Old World art elite.

1978

1978

Mrs. Poe, which Ron hated, would always punish her students and call them dumb. Ron said that he wanted to send her a note saying that we wasn't stupid, but he hadn't thought about her until June 1978 when Ron was cruising down the road when a security waved him through the gate onto the private tarmac Meacham Airfield like a rock star.

1998

1998

Ron and Deborah returned to Fort Worth because they were tired of the Park Cities, and the Dallas rat races.