Twelve years ago… and twelve years before that…

You know what happened twelve years ago this week? I was twenty-eight and I started a new job, my first “full-time, with benefits” job for the State. I became a third generation State Employee. I carpooled in to work with my brother who worked on The Hill and listened to Dave Ramsey on our way home each evening.  I was living with my mother & her third husband, who took my kids to school or daycare for me every other day. My kids were 8 and 5 at the time.  My ex-husband and I had been divorced only a year … Continue reading Twelve years ago… and twelve years before that…

One of those days

Have you ever had one of those days where something doesn’t feel quite right but you cannot put a finger on what’s wrong?  Today is my day for that.  I hate wishing for days to be done, but today I just cannot wait to get to tomorrow. My body & mind are tired but yet there’s so much I want to do. And still other things I have to to do.  Work, Scouts, etc. I’ve been debating if I want to go back to school in the fall or not.  Or if I want a 2nd job.  It’s amazing that … Continue reading One of those days

decisions… decisions

Making decisions/choices is hard especially when they are substantial and altering your course in life. Those people who make snap decisions that impacts their life substantially and don’t really think it through really bug the shit out of me.  It’s like they fly by the seat of their pants and somehow life works out and they come out the other side smelling like roses instead of crap.  Really! How does that work? Can you teach it to me? Right now I’m tossing around a decision about college.  I finished my last class at CMCC for an associate degree in general … Continue reading decisions… decisions