Category Archives: Personal Journey

Some Interesting Developments

The past two weeks have been packed with activity. First, one of my sister’s dogs (Molly) became seriously ill, and we did not know whether she would survive. That was quite difficult because she is a very sweet dog who … Continue reading

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Wow, Life Is Busy

I am taking one hour short of a full load this semester. I wanted to take a full load, but one hour short was just the way my selection of classes worked this semester. They are all fundamentals classes, and … Continue reading

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First Week of Class

I have now finished my first week of class, and it will be a demanding semester. I am taking classes in hardware installation and maintenance, networking fundamentals, and computer security fundamentals. These classes are essential foundations for my program. I … Continue reading

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The New Journey

I have moved into my space in my older sister’s house. She has a fully finished basement, and I have two rooms partitioned off from the main section. My space is smaller than I had at my previous residence, and … Continue reading

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The First Day of the New Journey

My last day at the warehouse yesterday went well. It was not too exhausting. People were supportive of my plan to improve myself, and they said I would be missed. One of the managers said I had served them well … Continue reading

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A New Chapter Begins

Today was my last day working at the warehouse. That means I am now unemployed. As this day has drawn closer, I have felt uneasy. I am taking a risk, a leap of faith, but I believe I am making … Continue reading

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Running Against the Wind

Back in September I said I would post on some coming changes in my life. Here it is. On the way home from work a few months ago I listened to “Against the Wind” by Bob Seger. It is a … Continue reading

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Changes Coming

I am back again. Wow. I did not intend to be gone for this long. I struggle to find the correct words to describe the last several weeks, partially because I will need to explain some of the vital details … Continue reading

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Time for Rest and Contemplation in Iona

Someday I want to visit Iona. It is a tiny island (3 miles long and 1.5 miles wide) in the Hebrides off the west coast of Scotland. I want to visit for a few reasons. In 2001 when I was … Continue reading

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I Am Not Sure What He is Doing, but I Have not Given Up

The last several years have been a challenge. I will not go into great detail about the struggles because I want to focus on my response, but a ┬ábrief summary is necessary. When I was sixteen I had no idea … Continue reading

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