Independently Happy

I take happiness seriously. So you don't have to.

Finally Moved

Stardate 201607020833 First, I hope you are all enjoying Independence Day.  Let’s be thankful to those that fought to earn our freedom and to those still fighting to keep our freedom! I’m moving some posts back to fit this one in.  Admittedly, there’s not much in the way of profound thinkingness in this post, just […]

Don’t Wait

The reason I’m stuck at this crossroads, the reason I feel trapped is that I waited.  I procrastinated.  I’m not saying I’d be rich if I’d kept up this blog since I started it, or any of the other blogs I’ve started.  I don’t know.  If I hadn’t waited, at least I would know.  If […]

Get Your Kicks

One of the biggest goals throughout my entire life has been taking Karate.  We couldn’t afford it when I was a kid.  I couldn’t find the time after college, or maybe I was a little pre-occupied with less productive activities.  I always dreamed of being a black belt though. About 20 months ago, a few […]

How a Blog is Like an Old Friend

A blog can be like an old friend.  It is so easy for a few days to turn into a few months between visits with your friends and posts my blog.  For example, my previous post was October 1, over a month ago. It has been a few weeks longer than that since I’ve seen […]

Painting and Purging. And Painting. And Purging

I think I’ve mentioned painting and working on our house a few times.  “What’s up with that,” you ask?  I’m glad you asked.  It will give you a break from our particular brand of digestion. Because of my wife’s arthritic knees, stairs have become an enemy.  We need to move to a smaller, one-story dwelling.  […]