Saturday, August 25, 2012

New Era

One of the things that I've noticed over the past few years is that I don't have an outlet.  No way for me to rant and rave and just get my thoughts out.  That is also around the timeframe that I've felt more frustrated, more angry, and more trapped.  So I've decided that I am going to write here more often.  Yes, I know my blog has not been a journal of emotions and feelings and that I usually just talk about superficial things, but at least it makes me feel better that I can 'say' what I want and if someone doesn't like it, they can simply click on something else.  So this is the start of a new era.  Expression and openness.  Thoughts and feelings.  Oh, let's be honest, it'll be a place for me to scream about some shitty things and gush about how my kids are better than anyone else's and how my wife is the most beautiful woman in the world.  See you soon.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Back to basics

It's been a while. I was looking at some pictures and I can't get over how beautiful my wife is. I mean, have you seen her? She fucking hot! Anyway, one of the things I want to work on this year is developing our marriage to be less up and down. I want to make her happy and I want... Peace.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Quality Over Quantity

I read a couple of gadget blogs and there's a theme I've noticed over the years. The really vocal computer geeks are cheap bastards. Okay, to be fair they aren't bastards but I don't think they get the whole idea of "boutique" devices. Sure they cost more for basically the same thing but they have a high end brand name or they promote an image. Like a luxury car they do mor than their basic functions. Not interested in showing off a little bling? Don't buy the Lexus or rolex or MacBook air. Wanna save some money and get the most bang for your buck? Cobble together some homemade PC with power parts and troubleshoot everything by yourself. I stopped building computers when my kids were born because I don't have time for it anymore. If you like to fiddle with your computer, by all means go do it. Just don't tell me it's a waste to spend a little more money for a device that doesn't give me grief on a weekly basis.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Happy Birthday

There are times I can't believe it and there are times I'm overwhelmed with happiness. I really can't describe how great it is to see my children every day and hear them say in their excited little voices "daddy!" it was 4 years ago today that they were born. Born almost 3 months too early and only 5lbs between the two of them. They used to look at me from their isolettes with a look on their faces that said, "why?" I sang to them through the plastic box and when I held them I cried. Now they run and jump and play without a care in the world. What would I do without them? Happy birthday to my little babies.

Thursday, February 24, 2011


So it's been 3 months since my last post.  That's the longest I've ever gone between posts.  I feel bad that I've been neglecting my blog for so long.  I've been writing here for years and now I'm just ignoring it like a one-night-stand.  Anyway, I'll post at least once/week for now on.

What have I been up to the last 3 months?  Celia and I are working on a new project.  Something to help us get out of the financial hole we've been stuck in.  It's great actually, something I've always thought about but couldn't do alone.  Celia is awesome with it too.  The best part is that it can be anything you want - just a little thing or huger than huge.  

Sunday, November 21, 2010


As of Nov 8th, I'm the new coordinator for my department.  This puts me with management so I'm no longer in the union.  Some people have reservations about this - loss of job security and... I don't know what else.  The whole job security thing is a myth anyway.  The union was just an excuse to do a crappy job and not care.  It just encourages mediocrity and a sense of entitlement.  Now I actually have to work to deserve a raise.  Anyway, so far the job is going well but I haven't even gotten around to the second half of my responsibilities.  This will be a challenge, that's for sure.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

The Waiting Game

I had an interview for a new job today.  Basically, the position is to be the boss of the position I am currently in.  How did it go, you ask?  Not to brag or anything, but it went really really okay.  I have no idea how well I did (or how poorly) because I've been in exactly 3 interviews in my life so I don't have much to compare it to.  I've never been good at marketing myself so I find it difficult to sell me in an interview.  Anyway, now I just have to wait and see if I get the job.  Whether I get it or not doesn't really matter because I still really like the job I'm in, I just wanted to try something bigger.  Wish me luck.