Author Archives: Lee

About Lee

A simple man, with a very complicated life.

Let Us Smash Some Pumpkins

Many don’t understand my taste in music, and never will.  I’m fine with that. Friday night, Lyndsey and I saw the Smashing Pumpkins.  A group that gained notoriety in my pre-teen days.  It wasn’t until my later teens that I … Continue reading

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Sixty Seven

August thirteenth.  For many, it’s just a normal day.  Some years, it’s the dreaded “Friday the 13th.”  But for me, it’s my father’s birthday.  A day of eternal celebration.  Sixty seven years ago, my father was born, at a soon … Continue reading

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What were you doing in 1968?

1968.  It was a big year in the United States.  I only know of it from second and third hand accounts, due to being born in 1980.  Little did I know however, how important the events of that year and … Continue reading

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The Summer of Discontent

This summer has been a hard one on me, for a multitude of reasons.  Reasons I will outline below. Work There have been some changes to my work environment.  The director that hired me had to step down and officially … Continue reading

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Catching Up – Saving My Home

Divorce, it’s an ugly word.  It brings out the worst in everything involved.  The people and the government.  Fathers of children are typically taken for everything they have or are attached to, and mothers are given sainthood. Well, that didn’t … Continue reading

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Catching Up – Midlife Crisis

This is a bit out of order, forgive as there is just so much to catch up on. The divorce didn’t leave me with much.  I got lucky on several things except for my method of transportation.  I was left … Continue reading

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Catching Up – That Was Unexpected

As I said in my previous post, I started reaching out to old classmates of mine for IRL social needs.  I met one of my old classmates at a BBQ joint for lunch one day.  Instantly something just felt different … Continue reading

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Catching Up – The Plan

My life post divorce was that I didn’t have one.  For a good while, that didn’t bother me at all.  I was always doing this or going here, and I was tired of that. I worked my job, I binge … Continue reading

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Catching Up – The Charges

Lots has happened in my life since that dark and horrible time in my life that I last really used this blog.  I’m going to try to update as best I can. My now ex-wife and her sister formally filed … Continue reading

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Long time, no see

It’s been a while since I’ve posted on my blog.  There’s been a myriad of reasons.  I was overwhelmed with my new position with CAITS (where I still am).  I started a new whirlwind relationship (which I’ve put off kinda … Continue reading

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First Day Complete

Today was my first day in my new position with CAITS an acronym for Clinical Affairs Information Technology Services, as a Computer Support Technician. It’s a new role in a location at the university that I’ve primarily stayed away from, … Continue reading

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One Year

Today marks one year since I’ve seen my father alive.  It was at our annual family Thanksgiving celebration, which I’ve been told by my uncle has been happening continuously since the 1950’s. Here’s the last photo I took of my … Continue reading

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Emergency

After the incident that happened on that Friday the 13th, my now ex wife filed for an “emergency custody & visitation” hearing. It rattled me to my core.  Indiana is known for taking the mother’s side of anything in regards … Continue reading

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Starting Over

As of this moment, I’m basically starting over in life.  Not a move I wanted to make, but I digress. I’m starting with my girls.  My first mission is to revamp what is now their space.  I just purchased a … Continue reading

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It’s final (in many ways)

Friday the 13th, a date that will and already does live in infamy.  That’s also when my divorce was final. It started as a typical day, but turned into something very dark, something I might pay a heavy price for. … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t Feel Right

Today is my first full day back at work since my surgery, and it doesn’t feel right.  I would have never started or even thought of working at IU if it weren’t for Rachel.  I wouldn’t be a man with … Continue reading

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Goodbye IU

Suddenly this week, my soon to be ex-wife left her position at IU.  She didn’t leave for another position, she just left.  She had a good paying position in what I always thought of as a prestigious department.  In her … Continue reading

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Upgrade Complete

I’m not sure how long it’s been since I’ve written about my health issues.  Today I had surgery to replace the battery on my Vagus Nerve Stimulator.  It’s primary function is to control my epilepsy, and has been the only … Continue reading

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Almost Real

Today has been almost like what my new life will be.  Alone. My former parents’ in-law came today and took those pavers they had wanted to so badly. I stayed up until almost 5am in the hopes that I would … Continue reading

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A House, but No Longer Home

The packing of things has commenced, and it’s made me extremely depressed.  Most of the things that genuinely made this house our home are packed or in the process of being packed away. It began last night.  I picked up … Continue reading

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