Change is all around us, but sometimes when it is close to home, we are surprised by it.
Keeping track of time, attempting to talk about our dating anniversary, while thinking about other things. Also, you make plans…
What happens when you have a large family, and infant, and a host of other issues that cause lack of sleep, sometimes sleep becomes a priority even if you don’t mean it to.
Struggling to find the balance.
I’ve had an interesting life so far. I’ve lived in six states. I’ve worked in over a dozen industries. I have a wife of nearly twenty years.
Each one of these moments has changed my life. They have defined who I am in ways that even before I started writing this I didn’t realize.
A few years ago, I was working at a job that I didn’t like. That is putting it mildly. I was leaving before 5 in the morning to be there by 7 (yes a two hour commute and most of that time was spent going less than 5 miles an hour.) I was usually the first person in the office and the last person to leave, getting home only barely in time to see my kids off to bed.
We have lived in 5 different states, moved 7 times and owned 3 houses. We have a mortgage, bills to pay, a budget that we have to stick to, I have had a steady job for something upwards of 15 years. We have kids, (lots of them) we are raising sheep and chickens, and have two dogs and a cat and yet I still some times feel like it is not real,
As almost always happens in life, things did not turn out the way that we planned. As my wife pointed out, we make plans and God laughs. I suppose I should back up and explain a little. For those of you who don’t know today is our daughter’s birthday. Unfortunately she was only with usContinue reading “Remembering Isabel”
We are both using the farming metaphor to describe life, and well that just lends itself to some pretty humorous things. Not the least of which is the idea of two “old men” arguing about which kind of farming is a better metaphor for life.