Daily Life


Friday night I went out to eat with my family. Indecision and suggestions floated around until Mexican was decided upon. Great! It’s been a long stressful day and I had in mind one humongous margarita. Strike One Having arrived at the restaurant and been seated the waitress came to take our drink orders. A quick question revealed that there was no bar at this particular Mexican restaurant. What!? A Mexican restaurant without a bar; who’s ever heard of such a… Read More »

$Money – Global Perspectives

The Pity Party Every once in a while, and probably more often than I’d like, I go down the road of the pity party. Usually around paycheck time, having given all of my hard earned cash away to pay for rent, utilities and numerous debts which I am ashamed to have. It feels like a mountain of payments that I have to make and I feel like I will never get ahead. Woe is me. After that comes the grand… Read More »

Resolution 1) Running / Training

Well, this year I have “resolved” to increase my training in the area of running/jogging. In my original post I specified 3 goals that I wanted to reach. I’d like to take a little time to talk about these goals in detail, how I will obtain the goals and how I’ve been doing so far.   1) Pensacola Double Bridge Run (15k) It’s been my goal to run in the Pensacola Double Bridge Run for several years now and something… Read More »

News Year’s Resolutions – 2009

I usually do not make any New Year’s Resolutions at all. At most I’ll say something general like, “I want to get in shape” or “I want to journal more this year”. But I don’t ever make an intentional list and try to actually do what is on the list. This year is different. I’m not entirely sure why, but I just feel particularly motivated to obtain some goals during this new year and so I wanted to start out… Read More »

On The Destruction Of Rain Forests

Yesterday I personally contributed to the destruction of an entire rain forest. Well… that may be a slight exaggeration. I did cut my back yard, though, which was pretty darn close to the same thing. You see a couple of weeks ago I broke the handle to our lawnmower. And when I say broke, I mean broke. The metal just snapped in two right near the base of the handle where it attaches to the actual lawnmower. Sometimes I guess… Read More »