I realized I haven’t been paying attention to this blog as I should have been. Some of you might have started thinking I died. Well I’m still here 🙂 End of January I celebrated birthday 53. Funny how mentally I don’t feel I’m that old. The body is giving subtle hints though. I have been … Continue reading I’m still alive
I’m presently sitting in the customer waiting area of an auto dealership waiting for a part replacement and oil change. I am finding more and more I hate sitting around strangers. Every time I clear my throat, you suddenly feel eyes on you like you have the plague. Which makes me want to turn around … Continue reading Public spaces
I’m still here
Sorry I haven’t shared a post recently but to be honest I didn’t feel like there was anything I wanted to share with the world that was important enough for the blog. I record entries often in my personal journal, but those are things I don’t feel like sharing with strangers. Which brings up a … Continue reading I’m still here
When you realize you are more than your job.
The best advice I can give the younger generation is don’t let what you do for work define who you are. There is more to life than work. There is more to you than your career. Sometimes I think people use career as a way to escape life. Just don’t do it. If you were … Continue reading When you realize you are more than your job.
Monday marked 270 days since I last had a cigarette. I remember when I started. I felt for sure I would break down and start up working a week or two. There have been a lot of things going in the past several months that I’m not sure I can write about in a public … Continue reading 270 days
It seems the older I get the crazier the generations coming behind me are getting. There is this article online where this woman freaks out because her husband used a photo of her for his contacts. He didn’t get permission. He was violating her privacy… It’s your spouse! Not some creepy co-worker. For the love … Continue reading This generation
First Landing State Park
Friday I went to First Landing State Park in Virginia Beach, VA. I had discovered by accident the little secluded beach area that I never knew was there and wanted to see more of the area with the very nice weather we were having. I am glad I went. It was what the doctor ordered: … Continue reading First Landing State Park
Happy New Year (Hopefully)
In a few hours 2021 will be behind us. Here’s to hoping that 2022 will turn out to be a better year. I will have 28 days to get ready for my 52nd birthday. I have much to be grateful for compared to others. I have employment and my health. However, the stress and constant … Continue reading Happy New Year (Hopefully)
This morning as you stop to read this entry, I’m starting day 118 of not having smoked a cigarette!!! That’s 3 months and 26 days. I am amazed by this. I figured for sure I worked have stumbled along the way but so far I’ve made it. I’m getting to the point now I am … Continue reading Changes
Reflecting Just me getting out this week during lunch to enjoy the nice weather and think about the future. I have allowed others to get me to doubt myself and no longer have self confidence that I once had. I want it back! There are going to be changes in this new year. No longer … Continue reading Changes