Disappointed in Myself
So, I think anyone who follows my life knows that I have a difficult work situation. I work with some of the nastiest people around, and every day is a struggle to defend myself from emotional abuse, verbal attacks, and damage to my professiona... Read more
100 Day Challenge - First Week
I am trying to forego wheat and sweets and to exercise every day. I was a few weeks into the challenge and failing every day, which was discouraging. So, I owned up to the poor results and decided to begin anew.
Sooooo,... Read more
Elections in Afghanistan
Today was a historic day in Afghanistan. Despite death threats from the Taliban and a surge in violence in recent weeks, Afghans defiantly went to the polls in greater num... Read more
Day 1 of 100
As I said in yesterday's blog, I'm beginning a 100 Day Challenge today.
Afghanistan and Promises
This has been a tough year. I work with angry, bitter, broken people, and I feel like I wake up every day with a little less sunshine in my soul. During Lent, I've focused on cleansing my thoughts and looking for goodness and joy in every day ... Read more
"Everything happens for a reason .... Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can come together."
It's been a rough few months. First, I got hired for a job. 54 WEEKS later, I discovered that they'd ACCIDENTALL... Read more
Life in Afghanistan
Can you see me down there? Read more
Catching up on News
Greetings from Afghanistan! I know Iíve been pretty quiet lately. I struggle to describe my life and this place, and I work so much that when Iím finally free, I donít w... Read more
I know people are waiting for my blog update on Afghanistan. I have much to share, but the intense workload leaves little personal time for contemplation.
However, I ... Read more
Well, my year in America is at an end. As many of you know, I am a large-scale project manager and move here and there for one to three-year contracts. Living in Washington has certainly been exciting, but I don't know how much mor... Read more
Finding my groove
It's been a long while since I put my thoughts down in blog form. I struggled this winter, dealing with, I think, depression. Coming out the other side of a dark time, I'm evaluating where I am and making plans to get trucking towards reaching... Read more
Excited About Life
I'm doing well. I think I'm so overwhelmed by everything in my life that I have just gone sort of zen. Nothing fazes me these days.
I got my teeth checked/cleaned after having gum surgery in August. They found decay under a filling, so u... Read more
I know I haven't been around much. I moved house, which went badly, The movers failed to show up - twice - and when they finally moved me, they stole my iPod and broke a bunch of things. I dislocated my shoulder unpacking, and now I'm sick (... Read more
Help Me Help Cracker Barrel!
I've only been to Cracker Barrel twice in my life, which is probably a good thing, because it's definitely not diet food. What it is is down home, uber deliciousness, melt in your mouth goodness, Heaven on a plate! Read more
ARRRRGH We There Yet? - The Flying Pirate Half Marathon
OK, so I'm doing these out of order. The previous blog was about the Country Music 1/2 in Nashville. A week earlier, I headed for the Outer Banks
to do the First Fli... Read more
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