Everyone meet Eileen… She’s a real B.

2017-08-27T01:07:42+00:00August 27th, 2017|It is well with my soul., The struggle is real.|

I was sitting there in her office. My shoes off, feet folded underneath me as I sat on the couch. A rather large stuffed dog with sad eyes was sitting next to me on my left, just chilling, staring at me. She said something, but I didn’t catch it, so I asked her to repeat [...]

Lessons From the Crash: Lesson 1: “I wish I had worked longer; I was so close to the corner office with the windows” – Said No One on their Deathbed Ever

2017-08-27T01:17:52+00:00August 18th, 2017|The struggle is real.|

It’s been one week. People keeping asking me “what does it feel like?” and “how are you?”. I don’t know how to them answer. All I know is what it sounds like. I heard screeching tires. I assumed it was some dillweed peeling out. I was talking to my Mom via Bluetooth connection in her [...]

Late Night Confession – Monday, July 31, 2017

2017-08-09T10:23:34+00:00August 9th, 2017|The struggle is real.|

Got up and ready, went to Starbucks on the way to work. No caramel for the latte they’re out. Bummer. Arrived at 5:45am and switched out laundry, cut fruit, opened the addition, opened the gate. A staff called in sick at 6:27am -  we’re already down 2 for vacation and 1 moving apartments – panic [...]

Rainbow Jello: A Sign of Hope

2017-08-01T12:33:20+00:00August 1st, 2017|It is well with my soul.|

I’m not sure why, but all it took was walking through the door of HyVee and spotting it, for the tears to flow… Rainbow Jello. Not just any Rainbow Jello; it’s the kind that comes in a plastic container shaped like a bunt cake; every color of the rainbow swirled around in glorious bliss. And [...]