One never truly understands what it feels to set against the world in the modern era. I grew up poor in a poor world. Neither the socialist, nor the capitalist offered me a bailout as it were. When I was a child, Religion and strict old world Catholicism held sway. I lived a different life. … Continue reading Alone
Today marks the passing of my father. My father with me at my older sister's wedding. His last goal, was to be at the wedding, which he completed. #triumph of the will My father at my sister's house I love and continue to love my dad. Jose Manuel Silva Preciado was a lover of peope, … Continue reading A passing…
So here I am relaxing on a chilly Christmas Eve evening. No fire, no blanket to warm me. Nope. The only warmth comes from the friends and family that one would spend time with today. Which brings up my situation: My father took a fall a few days ago and is in the hospital. He … Continue reading Christmas Eve
Not me. Lol. My sister. Today she is getting married and it's a formal affair: Catholic Church and a reception at a nice country club. I am happy for her because right now she is too stressed to think about things in a way to enjoy them. And that is the problem of modern life. … Continue reading Wedding Daze
So it's been awhile since I posted. I've been working nonstop, studying and having to put up with the perpetual problems of Covid-19 wrecking havoc on the world around me. With that said, my favorite haunt of old has been horribly affected by the virus and the neighborhood changes as a result of demographics and … Continue reading The death blows of American Culture
So this weekend I went to see my family at their house. Knowing that there was construction on the highway I decided to run Google Maps for the journey. So I enter the destination and my location: the software immediately gives me b.s. suggestions to take a route that is 3x longer than necessary. All … Continue reading No Google, I will ignore your Map advice..
As I sit here on a wonderful 3 day weekend I wonder about the little things in life that one can enjoy cheaply and simply. For those of you not in the loop, this marks the 1 week time period since I signed the contract on my house purchase. Sure the place is a mess, … Continue reading The simple pleasures in life.
I consider this to be a public service announcement. So take this as it is and if you are guilty of this, change your behavior because it reflects poorly on you. I speak of any employee in any industry. Do not have another person make the phone call for you if you are sick. Especially … Continue reading Calling out as an employee…
Let me start by saying how much I detest red tape and poor lending decisions. Now gather around as I tell you a tale of how I am trying ( for quite a while now ) to close on my home and get this paperwork finished. I have been working with this particular lender for … Continue reading Home Buying Frustrations
Hello dear readers. I write this post to rant about the difficulty I had the other day trying to watch a movie that is about 40 years old. That movie is the original Conan the Barbarian with Arnold Schwarzenegger. Not to be confused with that horrendous pile of trash remake they did recently. Nope, I … Continue reading Old movies and Wokesters