i wanted to update you all on the C job situation. Things here aren't as bad as they could be. They have actually been a lot worse. Thanks to some amazing friends of ours we were able to get C in at a temp agency. He works at a local stamping facility stamping out parts … Continue reading Being jobless
we have had a major setback. It's sad and it's stressful but I am nowhere near as stressed as I feel I should be. For one C is much less stressed than he was at his job. The constant fear of being fired was overwhelming for him. Also it's really hard to work for someone … Continue reading Thankful
it looks like the house will be put on hold for even longer than originally expected. C was let go today. He was let go for being "dishonest", which is really a way of saying "we can't find a reason to fire you so we'll make up one". We have known this was coming for … Continue reading Now it really gets hairy
We were supposed to have our building permits by now. What's the hold up? Money. Always money. We need $300 to give them. We have about $80. I am hoping that Cs next paycheck will let us do it. I really don't want to put it off yet another month. In the meantime (aside from … Continue reading And the wait continues.
I find myself feeling more and more ignorant about a particular theological subject and would like to know your opinion on it, so please feel free to respond. I'm not looking for an argument, I'm not looking for a "your right, I'm wrong" response. I honestly want to know what exactly I am missing, because … Continue reading A theological question
we are going to have up and we are going to have downs. I knew going into this that the downs were going to be pretty bad in the beginning but as we get more done they should level out, until the ups outweigh the downs. I put the wrong amount in for a bill … Continue reading I just can’t
I'm amazed at how many people are confused about why we celebrate the holidays that we do. Labor day is a federal holiday when most Americans have the good fortune of getting the day off. I have to admit, in my 34 years it has only been recently that the meaning of labor day … Continue reading The history of labor day
this project would be so much easier if we had a $20,000 loan. Waiting to save money to move to the next step is HARD. We need $300 to submit the building plans. It's less than a week away but still..... Then we have to wait to raise enough to pour concrete. Slowly but surely.
Every once in a while I get a great reminder as to what we are doing and why. I came across a meme on social media today that went on and on about how "the new American lifestyle" is to basically steal $75,000 from government assistance programs. Being someone who has been, and is currently … Continue reading Dear America: FEED YOUR PEOPLE
I have had a request for a blog on my meal planning. Let me preface this by saying that I am FAR from being a type A personality. I have high anxiety which gives the perception that I'm a type A, but I'm not. I plan just enough to ease my anxiety, but I'm still … Continue reading Meal Planning Part Deux