Bloom where you are Planted

This was always a phrase that expats would use back in the day. It taught us that when you find yourself in a place where you didn't really choose to be, and then┬árealized you were going to stay a while, you had to welcome the change with open arms. It taught us to learn to... Continue Reading →

Flying concrete on a good day

On my way home from work yesterday, I was driving on the freeway feeling pretty good about my day.... The traffic was not that heavy and the beauty of the day relaxed me. Off to my right side, I saw a flatbed diesel truck hauling what appeared to be a huge piece off concrete that... Continue Reading →

Short lived Shutdown

Well after all the preparations of the upcoming shutdown and going into work on Monday for my Furlough letter, I ended up returning to work on Tuesday. Now it's a waiting game and see what happens on February 8th. How can the Government continue to operate under a continuing resolution for two to three weeks... Continue Reading →

Government Shutdown Blame Game

I woke up this morning only to hear the news of the Government shutdown. Although prepared, I am now out of a job for who knows how long. All I have been hearing is each party blaming one another for the reason why the Government has shut down. They are behaving like children, stubborn, and... Continue Reading →

Christmas without family

The other day my daughter and I were at the mall and there was this lady with her children shopping. As her children were in the dressing room, she spoke on the phone loudly for all to hear. I thought the woman was going to have a nervous breakdown. Everyone in hearing distance just turned... Continue Reading →

About me updated

I have written and published many "about me" pages only to go back and hit trash a day later. It just seemed like anything I would write just didn't really explain to anyone who I was and letting a little bit about yourself out there for the world to read hasn't come easy. So I... Continue Reading →

If you only knew…

If you only knew the turmoil our daughter was in for not understanding why our relationship ended and all the questions left unanswered, then maybe you would know how difficult it has been for me over the years. She has had nothing but questions that I am unable to answer due to her age. This... Continue Reading →

A day remembered

It seemed like only yesterday. It was a time of living out of the country looking in. A time of uncertainty. I had just arrived home from the post office after sending out packages to my customers. I had left the TV on as I knew I would only be gone for a short time.... Continue Reading →

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