Category Archives: Deep Thoughts

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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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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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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Of Mice and Men

I never read the book, but I did see the 1992 film that’s roughly based on it.  I’m starting to feel a lot like Lennie as of late.  I seem to be excellent at ruining any good things I have … Continue reading

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Slumlord

Yesterday, I became something I never thought I would be, a landlord.  I don’t know how to think of it exactly.  I’m just trying to save my house, but I know I can’t do it on my own.  I’ve been … Continue reading

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The Things We Do for Those We Love

I had quite the adventure yesterday.  My high school sweetheart and mother of my eldest daughter, asked me if I wanted to go out-of-town with her.  She and I are on really good terms and due to my situation I’m … Continue reading

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Today’s Been a Good Day

To give props to Ice Cube, I haven’t had to use my AK because today has been a good day. I woke myself up this morning via my alarm clock.  Something I haven’t had to really do in many years, … Continue reading

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The National Rifle Association

A few months ago, I purchased my second handgun.  This is the first public mention of it.  The model to be exact is a Taurus P111 G2, chambered in 9mm.  It’s a great compact concealed carry weapon.  I happen to … Continue reading

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Rants

I’m in a mood to just get a lot of things out.  They may not be clear thoughts, they may not be proper thoughts.  They are however my thoughts.  My mind destroys me at times, I’ve been told it’s a … Continue reading

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The 5 Stages

I’ve been thinking about the Kübler-Ross model for stages of grief, it has 5 of them to be exact.  I didn’t really go through that with the loss of my father.  He lived a good life, and I was proud … Continue reading

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Back to the Grind

Today is my first day back at work since the procedure.  I’m tired and in some pain still.  Primarily because the chair I’m forced to sit in gives too much support in that area.  I have no options or alternatives. … Continue reading

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