In my office I work with a young kid. Guess he is what’s called the generation Z group. With him I notice something I really have not noticed with millennials and boomers on back. I notice a disconnect with things from my childhood to his. I find it unsettling in a way. From entertainment and … Continue reading Generational gap
Lately I have been finding that mentally I feel like I am still in my 30’s with lots of time for life plans. Then I either stop and think about my actual age, or I’m carded, for what seems almost anything now, and it hits me like a ton of bricks. I’m moving along in … Continue reading Time
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
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.
It’s funny how time works. I remember when I could not say to someone oh that was twenty or thirty years ago. Now I can. I was driving somewhere earlier this week and I was thinking about my recent birthday and the thought hit me. “In eight years you’ll be sixty.” Followed by “in eighteen … Continue reading Funny how…
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
Today starts 100 days since I have smoked a cigarette. Frankly, I am amazed that I have reached this point. I had expected a hard fight and relapse from stressful situations. Except in the beginning where I would equate certain activities with smoking, it hasn’t been that hard on me physically. It was mostly mental … Continue reading 100 Days
Ever wonder where people end up in the end? Those who step on and over others to get a head? Those who have to accumulate all the material things in the world for themselves? This isn’t all but the ones who wouldn’t lift a finger to help someone less fortunate? This is where we all … Continue reading In the end.
As we gather to celebrate Thanksgiving today, remember the meaning is to give thanks for the blessings and people in our lives. Be thankful! If you’re reading this, you woke up another day and are breathing. When you gather with family today, instead of pointing out all of what you believe is negative in your … Continue reading Be Thankful!