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One for the Department of Redundancy Department
Friday, May 28, 2010      6 comments

Any of you familiar with the DRD. I just spent four hours filling out forms required by my long term disability insurance company, a sister company of the short term disability insurance company, that already has EVERY piece of information I jus... Read more
T o Get where you want to be you first have to leave where you are.
Saturday, May 22, 2010      4 comments

First the bricks, then straw, then more bricks. Then they listened to Moses, or more exactly God. I know where the Red Sea is and I am watching the waters part. Seems the old me still wants to go back to Egypt when I see the Promised Land. It'... Read more
Making the best
Thursday, May 20, 2010      3 comments

Sometimes we get into situations where there is not one good solution. Every choice available will offend someone. Compromises aren't always an option. All we can do is ask God for help and pray. My daughter is here visiting now. She isn't going... Read more
Patience tempers and attitudes
Monday, May 17, 2010      3 comments

With my extended vacation many things have been a challenge. The Insurance company has been on the top of that list. Their job is to keep their money. I understand that. After explaining the same thing to the same person, today was the fourth ti... Read more
when all else fails
Friday, May 14, 2010      5 comments

Being home three months has been a strain on many things. Normally out of six weeks I am at work four of them. It has been that way five and a half years since I went to work offshore. The money helped and the Solitude it afforded me kept me sa... Read more
Chugging along
Monday, May 10, 2010      1 comments

New idea: every day try and accomplish something extra that will make my life and the life of those around me better. This might sound like common sense. Once I started this I noticed something. It works and little by little the changes become... Read more
What a change
Saturday, May 08, 2010      1 comments

Today is turning into a real challenge. it was eight years ago today, the day before mothers day, that my Ex split leaving me with two kids. Turned out to be the best thing that could have happened but that didn't make it any easier. It's a toug... Read more
Starting over again for the first time.
Wednesday, May 05, 2010      1 comments

Oh how easy it is to relax. We know what has and has not worked. Why do I insist on going back to what I KNOW does NOT work. This time i'm tracking my foods which will work till I get back on the Boat. Old habit die hard and I am an Old diehard.... Read more
what a long strange trip it's been...and is
Monday, March 22, 2010      3 comments

I would like to start off by thanking all our friends for the support and prayers for yatmama and I over the last few weeks.The last three weeks have been quite a ride. My grandson is well on the mend. The little guy is more like himself ... Read more

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