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Changes

It’s been just over three years since my mom died. Three years of growth and change. Three years of SO many lessons that I’m not sure I can capture or convey all of them here. But, obviously, I’m about to give that a try. Shortly after she died I got a promotion at work to … Continue reading »

My Unbalanced Dance

I try to tell myself That I’m able To balance the various parts Of my life But this appears to be Another instance of Me lying to myself On the whole I suppose I do manage A bit of balance Between working myself Damn near to death And being completely still Due to exhaustion But … Continue reading »

Asking for Help is Hard

This was originally posted late on the evening of March 10, 2014. By the time I got to work on the morning of the 11th, friends had donated $295.00 and it was all I could to keep from crying again. I am so blessed to ┬áhave so many amazing, caring, talented people in my life. … Continue reading »

Car Shopping

Yesterday started with taking my 2003 Ford Taurus to the garage to diagnose why the engine was running hot yet it had no heat. The estimate came to $800-$900 to repair an engine coolant leak, replace the heater coil, and replace the thermostat. Knowing the suspension needed multiple things like struts and a ball joint … Continue reading »