Showing posts from April, 2014
So, Happy 6th Birthday AJ! I can't believe it's been six years since that snowy day in Alaska when I got to see you for the first time. You are quite the little girl...so different than your sisters. I hope you have a fantastic day. I love you and your sisters more than you will ever know. Everything I do, I do so you have all the opportunities I never had. Always know that I will do all I can for you and whatever I have is yours. Whether we end up home in Alaska or not, I want you to have the life you deserve. I love you. Happy birthday.
So, happy birthday to my 8 year old. Good lord. 8 years. This blog has chronicled, more or less, my entire life during that time. It has gone by in a blink. Just like on her 6th, we went to Maui. Actually, the firm sent me. I couldn't have afforded it otherwise and the other lawyers here insisted that I go. She is growing up so fast. The above photo is a text she sent from the iPad. I only have a few more years, maybe, of my first born being a "little" girl. Otherwise, much is the same for me. I continue to try and expand my business here and continue to wonder if I made the right choice. I am still flat broke. But what is creeping into my head more and more, is that if I am going to broke, I might as well be broke in Alaska. Yesterday, our green card applications went off. Assuming they are granted, that gives me a lot of flexibility. One of two things is true: either I will make a bunch of money in this place and return home …