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Surviving Life · 3d ago

I finally had to break down and do it

I’m talking about going to the doctor, which I hate to do.  I always try home remedies first and usually only see the doctor once a year.  I keep a positive attitude and am always optimistic...
Surviving Life · 1W ago

At what point are we too old to ________________?

I’ll let everyone reading this fill in the blank.  It has many meanings.  For me this is mostly physical labor kinds of things, such as crawling on the floor on my hands and knees while clea...
Surviving Life · 2W ago

An action filled Saturday night

This is a similar vehicle that I was in for my ride-alongWow!  Wow!  Wow!  I couldn’t have asked for a better ride-along with the police department.  I was so stoked I’d love to do it again,...
Surviving Life · 2W ago

Very Interesting

This is similar to the 45-pound SWAT vestThis citizens’ police academy I’m attending is getting more interesting every time I go.  Last Thursday we had two speakers, hostage negotiations and...
Surviving Life · 3W ago

Do your peers ever inspire you?

Store frontI’m talking about coworkers that do the same job you do and are on the same rung of the ladder as you are in the company you work for.  About five days ago, I had the pleasure of ...
Surviving Life · 3W ago

Wouldn’t it be nice if…?

Clip artI got to thinking about this Thursday as I scrambled around trying to get everything done before I had to leave for my citizens’ police academy.  Sometimes I wonder if my life will e...
Surviving Life · 1M ago

The splendor of nature

Sunrise under a stormy skyI’m posting some sunsets and other odd things today.  My life has been way too hectic to write up anything intelligent.  I seem to be moving at a pace that’s much f...
Surviving Life · 1M ago

Working, classes, and other things

Clip artSometimes daily life is hard to juggle, but I’m sure most of you know that.  Police academy classes are ongoing and will be for the next two months, twice a week.  It’s very interest...
Surviving Life · 1M ago

Pickle juice is used for what?

Clip artYesterday at work we got into a discussion about minerals and cures for leg cramps.  Yes, sometimes we talk about the darndest things.Rubbing pickle juice on leg cramps in the middle...
Surviving Life · 1M ago

Do you have what it takes?

Clip artI’m talking about the passion to do something so badly that you’ll do whatever it takes to get there.  This desire can be about anything in life but, right now with two classes of th...