Tag: life lessons

Sometimes I Miss Jail

I know that might sound weird, especially for those who don’t know I worked in a jail library for 19 years. Jail was not always an easy place to work. Many days could be very stressful. I spent a lot of time trying to get out and was relieved when I was finally transferred.  There…

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Tater the Wandering Drunk

This post was on my mind last night for some reason. I fixed some terrible spelling errors that I missed the first time. I have not wandered drunk lately. I was in DC last night in an area where a lot of people were out and having fun. Maybe it was thinking that the punk…

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Living With a Ghost

There was a line in Grey’s Anatomy this week that prompted this post. I can’t recall exactly how it was phrased but the character says he “doesn’t want to live with a ghost — who he might have been if he had been brave enough to try.” That line struck a chord with me because…

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Day 21: Being an Example

Today’s challenge is to write about three lessons I want my kids to learn from me. There are a lot of general ideas that pop in my head. The problem is that some of the things that I could say I hope my kid could learn from me I still have a lot to learn…

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