Archive | March, 2011

Nothing Prepares You…

29 March 2011

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At a client’s when the call comes in. It’s from home, known before looking at the phone for the funny ringtone (Warning…Warning…It’s the Wife…). Expecting the usual “when will you be home?” question or something like it, I answer and immediately know something is wrong by the tone of her voice. Maddie is missing. The world stops. […]

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A Proud Dad…

13 March 2011

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Yesterday Sammy had a major taekwondo tournament, the first since switching dojangs last spring. Large enough that there were students from all over WA, from OR, ID, MT, and even Canada. I was both nervous and excited for him, as he was himself. He had decided to not only do poomse (forms, which are by […]

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It’s Just A Number…

7 March 2011

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Today was is the big 40 for me. Big whoop. 😉 It’s a regular day, just like any other…just another one in a string of many…14,611 to be exact. Although…I do get apple crisp tonight, and had a very nice steak.  

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The Foreclosure…

4 March 2011

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We finally got the notice. Our foreclosure sale is set for June 3rd. I know there are some that would judge me solely on the basis of hearing the work ‘foreclosure’ without knowing the reason. And that’s fine. A year ago, I might have done the same. But here’s the synopsis from when we left […]

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