Election Year … Meh!

Another election year is here. I’m not feeling it. Normally, I’d care more and be spending some time reading and evaluating so I can at least be a semi-informed voter. With everything going on in my personal life at this point, and with the general state of government being pretty crappy, I’m just not really interested. I watched some of the debates. I admit I wasn’t crazy about Obama in the last election — and I’m not crazy about him in this one either — but I definitely can’t in any way support Romney. Every election year I feel like

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Crossroads: ACK! Too Many Decisions…

2012 is working out to be extremely challenging and life-altering. There is so much going on and each and every thing represents major life changes and hard decisions. It’s almost too much to take, but there’s no out this time. They all have to be dealt with — and soon. I’m caught in a whirlwind of uncertainty.  My sole source of income is withering to its death. I need to find a way to finish school and/or find a new source of income that comes close to what I’m losing. The kids’ father has been dealing with a work injury

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New Year’s Resolutions: A Step Towards Positivity or a Set-Up for Failure?

A new year is now upon us, and with its arrival I find myself evaluating where I am at this point in my life — where I wanted to be, and what may or may not be possible from this point forward. Enter the New Year’s Resolution. I haven’t yet decided whether I want to officially declare any sort of resolution. On one hand, it is simply no more or less than setting a new goal for yourself; but on the other hand, it can be a doorway to slap yourself in the face with yet another failure on which

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