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So, Merry Christmas 2013!  As usual, the kids were spoiled.  I was lucky enough this year to get the kids pretty much every thing they wanted.  Sure I felt a little guilty about it, but how many Christmases do you get with little ones?  Still so full of wonder?  Besides, 2014 promises to be the year where I finally get out of debt and actually have money.  For the first time in my life. Work has been going well. We are busy and the building is getting so close to being done I can taste it.   I am working seven days a week. There are always things to do when you are building a business. In theory I am the managing partner with a smaller case load in order to run the place, but things are always just nuts.  I have every reason to be hopeful for 2014.  I have set a goal for myself: one year from today I will be sitting in Alaska.  Visiting for the Christmas break.  I will be debt free.  All the bankers in the world can just suck it.  The firm will be humming along.  Our immi…
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So, I am feeling pretty restless. The building is within two weeks of being done. Tens of thousands of dollars are still owing on it. I honestly feel like I have reached the end of my patience. Yet more must be done. 2013 has been a year of working hard and seeing very little for it. Yes, the building is amazing. But this may be the last decade where I have my health. I just want to start living! That's tough to do when everything is going into the business. Blah. It's the same old complaint. Nevertheless, I am hoping that this year I can pay off some or all of my debt. It is my goal to spend the Christmas of 2014 in Alaska with my family. I have a long way to go before I can get there. But, again, given that I have handed over hundreds of thousands of dollars to start this place, I am feeling positive...when I'not tempted to burn this place down out of sheer frustration. The kids are doing well and are excited about Christmas. Very little else is ne…