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"Our greatest fault is not that we set our goals too high and miss them, but that we set them too low and reach them"

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July 30, 2018

One rough weekend in My Thoughts

It was a rough weekend and I am glad it is over and I am out of the house. I am not sure I could have taken another day locked up inside that house with my wife and kids. I have not really spok...


July 24, 2018

Topic 2 - Family in My Thoughts

One week before school starts and I am not ready, Dawn is not ready and the school is not ready. My son will be on his own for the first time since starting school and my daughter will be moving...


I quit my job, it was a good job, of 15 years. I took a deep breath and chose to start down a new path. 50 years old and a father of two school-aged children and I started a new job. Not sure if...


July 22, 2018

A Fresh Start in My Thoughts

I think that I am going to once again give this a shot in the hopes that it will help me clear my mind and elevate some of the stress I am feeling. I know in the past I have not been overly succ...


February 22, 2017

I'm Back... I think in My Thoughts

Well, I am back and I am going to give this another try. My mind is bogged down with thoughts of work, home, love and family. Truth be told I am not even sure where to start there is so much. ...


October 02, 2014

End of the Day in My Thoughts

This was a nonstop day. It flew by so quickly that I did not even have time to sit down and write for just a moment. I laid down to go to sleep and realized that I did not put anything down. U...


The work day is basically done, the kids are packed up and headed home and I have a moment alone in my office to sit back and think about the day. DAMN, it is impossible for people to be happy. ...


My wife said something to me the other day that sent chills down my spine and has prompted me to reevaluate my current position. “that so reminded me of your father, if you need to take that dee...


May 14, 2014

The End is Near in My Thoughts

The end of the year is swiftly approaching and has tensions rise and emotions peak we should remind ourselves that we are here not for ourselves but for the children that we teach. My friend Sco...


May 13, 2014

I Can't Sleep in My Thoughts

I can't sleep and I lay awake wondering where things have gone wrong. What curve in the road did I not take that I was supposed to. At times like this I debate whether or not the good outweighs...


April 24, 2014

Dreams in My Thoughts

I have been having some of the worst dreams the last couple of days. I have hardly slept a wink in two days. I am at a lost about what is causing them but they have me up all night. The bad pa...


April 03, 2014

Where has time gone? in My Thoughts

This week my son turned 6 and it has caused me to look back and wonder what has happened to me over the decade. Don't get me wrong they have not been bad or good, they just have been. So much c...


Talk about a fucked up week. It is hard to express the feelings I have now to someone who is unfamiliar with my life. I had a seizure for the first time in 6 years this week. My body and mind ...


March 26, 2014

Finished and Done in My Thoughts

My hell day is over and report cards are finished and printed. I hate report card time, which my friends will testify to. It is that time of the year when I have to deal with the mistakes of al...


I had a conversation with some students today and it got me thinking... What does God really mean to people, more specifically religion vs God. For those who don't know, which would be just abou...


March 13, 2014

My Daughter's Poem in My Thoughts

I was looking at my daughter's school work and came across this poem that she wrote. I thought I would share it. It really made me stop and think about her and how I view my daughter. “God W...


March 12, 2014

Anger in My Thoughts

I have an anger issue. Not one where I strike out and hit people and break things. I should be so lucky, I let it build up inside me to a point where I feel like I am going to burst and even tal...


March 11, 2014

Hello World in My Thoughts

Well, I sit here with a blank page before me wondering what to write and the first thing that comes to mind is the classical first line of code all computer people learn. So... Hello World. I...


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