Tag «Disappointments»

Weakness is a Weakness…

Lately I’ve been seeing and hearing an influx of various opinions regarding showing weakness and struggling with life.  Comments such as “stop placing blame, look at your own issues and deal with them”, “don’t be weak, push forward no matter how hard it gets and move on”, “don’t whine, people have it much harder than …

Yes, it hurts…

For the last few days, I’ve been feeling rather down and out about the lack of emotional support from my friends regarding the events occurring with the local psychic fair and UW-Fox.  While talking this over with my husband, he mentioned perhaps this is so because I haven’t expressed my feelings on the situation.  I …

Memories of 9/11 – What *I* Remember…

Yes, I remember where I was on 9/11/01.  I was on my way to work when the first tower was hit. I didn’t know anything until I arrived at work and saw everyone huddled around the TV.  At first, no one thought we were under attack.  We thought it was a freak accident.  We all …

Really??

Warning: Incoming whine… So we decided to take the kids to the local zoo this afternoon.  You’d think that task in itself would not be a monumental event.  However, for us, it was a battle between good and evil… First off, after lunch, I realize that I didn’t have my wallet.  I searched high and …

*drip drip drip*

I did a lot of that the last couple weekends.  It’s been par for the course each time we’ve attempted to go camping this season; rain, humidity, more rain, more humidity, thunderstorms, more rain, wind, more rain, did I mention rain?  It’s Wisconsin, I expect the humidity, but I think I was spoiled by the …