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Being Satisfied (For A While)

I’m watching over a car that we just painted, because the shop cats have a habit of jumping on them (leaving paw prints on the customer’s car). 63 more words


Getting into the Spirit

Now that Thanksgiving is officially over, I guess it’s finally okay to gush about how much I love Christmas! Don’t worry, I love Thanksgiving, too – I mean, what other holiday celebrates by eating a gluttonous amount of food then falling asleep watching football and Christmas movies? 358 more words

Choosing the Middle Way

Coulda/shoulda/woulda thoughts come to mind, and it’s usually best if I get out of bed. Anyway, there’s always work to do at the shop, and the shop cats are always up to something or other. 75 more words


Trusting Good Feelings

It’s pouring down rain as I finish the last of the pumpkin pie. I’m having a good Thanksgiving, and the shop cats continue to multiply. I realize that this time of year can conjure up memories and feelings that are painful, which is why I work on self-improvement. 76 more words


Staying with the Moment

It’s a nice day this Thanksgiving. I’m BBQ-ing with my dad in the garage. I bought some pumpkin pie, so that’s part of the tradition. 59 more words


Changing Feelings

I’m having coffee and sitting in the garage that now belongs to just me and my dad. My dad said it was a dream come true for him to be able to have the shop be this way. 51 more words


Shoveling Sh!t (and New Beginnings)

I shoveled shit today, literally. Piles of it. It’s all part of the process, as they say.

Now I’m sitting in the shop’s garage, which is cleaner than it’s been in many years. 34 more words