November 2008

Clearing out all the cobwebs

November 25, 2008 // 0 Comments

Like most of us in the US these days, my mind is simply swirling at just where we as a country. Here we are headed into Winter and the doom and gloom seems to be here more significant than usual–and this is through eight years of bush.I am trying my best to clear all of these thoughts out of my head and begin to once again address the book, so stay tuned. The next month will be filled with writings that I am hoping to supply–because lets face it, we all need to escape to another time in our lives… 🙂

Melon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

November 17, 2008 // 0 Comments The common question when seeing people that I haven’t seen in a bit is a mixture of questions of the past and the future– how was the wedding and how is it without your wife not being in the country? At this point in my life, I feel like I am in limbo, no direction, no way home, just waiting, lurking in the shadows, waiting for the moment when my wife is allowed to enter the country so that we can then begin our lives together. This time has not been easy, so difficult that at times you try not to think of it, whatever you have to do to get away from it, to get away from the reality of your life being on hold because of the government. During this time, I have had the opportunity to work on myself the way that I have wanted to since coming back from China– losing the weight that I quickly put on from spending a year in China. I lost 50 […]

On Obama…

November 7, 2008 // 0 Comments

After years of campaigning relentlessly for the candidates and their armies of people, the war was won handily by the democrats. I, like most of the people, am glad its over. I am also happy that it wasn’t close, that we didn’t have to wait all night to realize who the next leader would be– the message was clearer than it ever has been in my entire life– the words of the American spoken as close to unison as we have seen in quite some time– and that message was clear- Obama.The biggest thing that we can hope for in the this country is that we begin to once again begin the process of functioning like the America that I remember– a land with prosperity, a place where people wanted to come to attempt the American dream– a place of freedom. The last eight years have really turned people against each other because most people were seemingly unhappy about something– and it seemed like Tuesday night we gained our souls back again, […]