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Tuesday, December 30, 2014      6 comments

Day 2 of walking at the Mall. Two folks said hi and asked if I was going to be a regular! Gee I must have had a look or something. I was saying a rosary while I was walking and a lady asked if I minded if we walked together and said the rosar... Read more
Monday, December 29, 2014      9 comments

Well no word on the job front, but have found a couple of new leads to check out. It was too cold to walk outside today as we started the day in the 20's with a strong wind, so I officially became part of the senior crowd. After an informal in... Read more
Sunday, December 28, 2014      11 comments

Boy this was a day and a half. I started with church and our organist didn't show, so I led the music accapella style. We had a visiting priest and his homily was so good. We came home and my son had breakfast made. So nice not to have to ma... Read more
Friday, December 26, 2014      13 comments

Reflecting on yesterday has made me feel very reflective. My SIL which has a degenerative brain disease is slipping rapidly. She can no longer walk by herself, and is having more problems articulating her thoughts and putting it out in speech.... Read more
Thursday, December 25, 2014      14 comments

Boy this was a long day. I got home from Midnight Mass at 1:30 a.m. and my knee hurt so bad that I took a second pain pill and was almost 3:00 a.m. before I fell asleep. Then I woke up in pain again at 5:30 and have been up since. Had a deli... Read more
Wednesday, December 24, 2014      10 comments

I normally post my blog in the evening after reflection on the day, but I know how busy I will be today, with singing at our 4:00 and Midnight Masses and helping wifey get the house ready and the crazy pace we have been working the last 24 hours... Read more
Tuesday, December 23, 2014      8 comments

I know that I have been so focused on my problems with unemployment and had set a personal goal to have a job before Christmas, however, that didn't happen, unless a miracle happens tomorrow. I will shoot for the 1st of the new year. Instead I... Read more
Sunday, December 21, 2014      14 comments

This has not been a good day. It started when I woke up at what I thought was 6:30 but ended up being 4:30. My knee was hurting and I couldn't find a place to lay tht didnt hurt, I thought that I would get up and not disturbing my wife. I was... Read more
Friday, December 19, 2014      11 comments

Well today was another test of patience for me. The recruiter sent me to a face-to-face interview with a manager who didn't know I was coming. Also said that two others were to interview me, and they were both off. I was quite embarrassed and... Read more
Thursday, December 18, 2014      9 comments

Well as my wife can attest to, patience is not my best virtue. This week is driving me nuts. I know they told me that the decision would not be made until the end of the week, however, I am getting antsy and starting to doubt, that the intervi... Read more
Tuesday, December 16, 2014      13 comments

Well, it took all day, but I finally got caught up on my emails. A break in routine, can put you behind. I am feeling optimistic from the interview from yesterday. It was quite unique. It was a one on one with the hiring manager. I think it... Read more
Sunday, December 14, 2014      15 comments

There's no place like home. Boy I thought as we got older, life would slow down. Today, after we left my KofC meeting, I went with Margaret and her Clown Club to Cuba KofC, where they had a Christmas Lunch with Santa. There were over 300 und... Read more
Saturday, December 13, 2014      8 comments

This evening was an eye opening evening. We hear in the bible we neither know the hour or day and that almost played out tonight at our banquet. My friend who was the M/C tonight had just introduced a speaker on the dias and then had a massiv... Read more
Friday, December 12, 2014      7 comments

Well here we are at the Lodge of the Four Seasons in Lake Ozark. Tonight Margaret and I took a carriage ride this evening. I was fun and something we hadn't ever done. Was a little pricey, but it was fun snuggling in the back of the carriage ... Read more
Friday, December 12, 2014      13 comments

Nothing going on the job front today. I have another face2face on Monday. Then the unemployment office sends me a letter saying I have to appear Monday morning for a 90 minute meeting. This is going to put more stress on me. But I will work ... Read more

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