News and Views

I have often said that Starbucks offers us a meeting place to fill one of the most basic of human needs: community with a unique ability to be people without respect of persons. I must admit I have met some very interesting people there but none was more of a surprise than when I met […]

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Stone Legends is the subject of a new documentary by the cable network news program “Closeup TV News“. Closeup TV News is an award winning production company specializing in business news and profiles of industry leaders. They recently visited out facility in South East Dallas, Texas, and interviewed Owner and General manager Richard Carey, and […]

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I have a few words for his friends and family especially his wife; words intended to honor him not in passing but his effect on others. That will surely live on for all of us he touched.This place was enough to break any man god knows it broke me. Any mistake at all was costly […]

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This is a new video documentary about Richard carey and Stone Legends. The video is viewable at this web location,          http://closeuptvnews.com/videos/stonelegends/. It goes into depth about the history and products of the company. 12 minutes running time.

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Creating an Outdoor Sanctuary by Cathy Coker Martin November 2005 Issue – Title: Outdoor Rooms, The Hottest Trend in Home Design by Cathy Coker Martin As a little girl I remember spending hours in my grandmother’s backyard swing. Daddy built an amazing treehouse for us in the big oak tree behind our house, complete with […]

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“I’ve Lost My Passion for Obligation” by Richard Carey   With every journey there will come time and a place where the excitement dwindles. This is what I think the psyche calls the “Peter Principle.” Our conversations change and our own words convict us with words like, “This is all I can do or this […]

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King of Starbucks

King of Starbucks by Richard Carey I have met and networked with some really interesting people from Starbucks over the years. Anybody who knows me will attest to why they called me “King of Starbucks.” I personally think it is because I do not know when to shut up. Political correctness is not a part […]

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The “Almost Girls Only Book and Social Club” gets a real treat and a little one on one with Drew Pearson & his Hail Mary story. By: Richard Carey Drew Pearson recently spoke to an attending woman’s book club at Galleria Pierra, our stone showroom. It’s good business practice to cater to women and try to ingratiate […]

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Jim Stillson is the diving coach at SMU, which is well known for their aquatic program, and has an unusual character in their choice of coaches. One day I finished playing tennis on campus, and noticed a diving meet in progress. Catching only the last hour I was very impressed with the finalist. At the […]

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