Category Archives: happiness

Hopefully This Is My Last Career Change

(photo courtesy of househippo.org) I wasn’t actively job hunting. In fact, I’d settled for a life in the education system. The plan was to keep writing on the side and hopefully build a respectable following over the decades. I’d coach … Continue reading

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Erm, hello again!

Yeah, it’s been a while Okay, it’s been about seven months since my last post. I haven’t forgotten about my blog but, needless to say, I haven’t put forth the effort to keep it going. It’s been a mix of … Continue reading

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Tough But Necessary Lessons

I have to be extra careful to maintain professionalism as of late. I took one heck of an emotional blow but I’m recovering. I’m past the stage of craving doing anything stupid to burn bridges. I’m back to treating others … Continue reading

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So, I was Supposed to be on Vacation…

Back in June, I requested September 1-3 off so Simon and I could go dove hunting, but life had other plans–well, sort of. We traded our second car for two small motorcycles at the beginning of August. One needs an … Continue reading

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A Non-Traditional Wedding Week – Part 5

Now that July 4th had arrived, so had our wedding day. We¬†joined everyone to breakfast at the diner Jill works at and I had my cinnamon roll and egg, ham, and cheese on a biscuit, along with a cup of … Continue reading

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A Non-Traditional Wedding Week – Part 4

Final preparations: pick up wedding license and rental tux. License obtainment was short and sweet, and quite the pile of papers. Signatures were needed here, needed there, stuff done by other people, stuff done by us, more blah-blah crap about … Continue reading

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A Non-Traditional Wedding Week – Part 2

Shortly before we left for Kansas, Simon and I got my Prius serviced for it’s 100,000 mile maintenance, so goodbye $700 real easy. On the upside, I’m now getting an average 5mpg more and it’s running quieter. If we keep … Continue reading

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