speed bump

Well, the first day of my road-trip did not get started as anticipated. Lynn and I were attempting to leave the house when Sirius decided to try sneaking out. As a force of habit I attempted to grab him, and missed... I ended up jamming my ring finger into his collar as he slipped out, … Continue reading speed bump

Being uncommon among the common

"Be uncommon among the common people." -David Goggins. The quote above came up while I was watching a video during my workout this morning. It's a powerful statement. All through life we are taught to go along to get along. We are taught not to stand out. Com bine that with society's propensity to find … Continue reading Being uncommon among the common

Work

Road trip! Today I'm on the road to Red Deer to meet a friend I haven't seen in at least 10 years, then I have to be back in Stettler for 3 p.m. for an appointment with H. I called the Chapters in Red Deer yesterday, and found that they had one copy of David … Continue reading Work

July 1, a retrospective on the first six months of 2019.

At the half way point of the year, I find myself reflecting on the trials our family has faced. Losing Brenda in February, my subsequent hospital admission in March, some changes at the work, and the loss of friends causing me to attend more funerals this than I have been at in the last 10 … Continue reading July 1, a retrospective on the first six months of 2019.

Embrace the suck.

Yesterday was a busy day. I ended up covering at the store for Lynn for part of the day, then J came in and closed for me. I got the lawn cut, and got some work done as well. By the time I factored in the lawn and workout and everything I got done yesterday, … Continue reading Embrace the suck.

Hitting targets….like a bird into a window.

So I have been trying to lose weight. At my heaviest several months ago I was around 270lbs. Since then through a combination of diet and exercise, I've dropped down to 250lbs on my way to the target of 235lbs. I hit 250 several weeks ago, but aside from dropping down to 248lbs a couple … Continue reading Hitting targets….like a bird into a window.

Pieces are falling together

The end is in sight as far as my current crop of work projects go. It's been a good, busy, but good couple of weeks, but I am definitely looking forward to things slowing down a bit. I have four or five projects currently on the go which I should have wrapped up by the … Continue reading Pieces are falling together