Saturday, March 23, 2013
Friday, March 22, 2013
Girl asked me the other day “why don’t you hunt”
I honestly did not have a succinct answer to that one.
I have been hunting
I have a natural eye for shooting and am a really good shot.
I just…I don’t see a challenge in hunting.
I don’t need the meat, the supermarket has enough.
I have hit everything I have ever shot at and that is only a mild exaggeration.
I am a really good shot, I could have made a profession out of it but it was so easy it became boring. I am probably rusty right now as it has been a while.
Getting up really early in the morning and sitting around waiting for some animal to show up and then try to kill it. Not my idea of a fun time really.
I have no problem killing something if it has invaded my personal space. Mice in the house, squirrel in the roof, etc but going out of my way to kill something that doesn’t need to be killed is..what? Im not sure.
I’m not knocking it though, if that is your idea of fun then good for you! I have nothing against hunting it’s just not for me.
Im not sure what I am trying so say here....
Friday, March 15, 2013
Like a second with your hand on a hot burner seems like an eternity and a hour with your lover seems like a second.
My little girl was born 17 years ago and now she is entering into the end of her school career.
This is a lot more painful than I ever imagined it could be.
I would gladly stand with my hand on a hot burner until the flesh melted away just to have some of that time back.
I mourn for my kids childhood.
I miss them so very much.
Don’t get me wrong I am happy with the here and the now and I look forward to the people they will become but still….
To have my little ones back... to be able to experience the world again with them.
I would sell my very soul for that time.
“No man is rich enough to buy back his past.”
― Oscar Wilde
― Oscar Wilde
“If only. Those must be the two saddest words in the world.”
― Mercedes Lackey
― Mercedes Lackey
Monday, March 4, 2013
I will paraphrase here..
So Boy was at school and as it so happens they are watching a movie in band.
The kid behind him decides he needs to pick on Boy.
(I just don’t fully understand why kids have to be so cruel to each other.)
He tells boy that the Broncos suck and that they can “suck his D”
Over and over
My boy tells him to shut up and tries to locate the teacher to get this kid to shut up.
He is like his father in that he can take a LOT of pushing before anything snaps.
Then the kid kicks him…
As the class ends this goes out into the hallway
The kid kicks Boy in the leg
Boy kicks the kids dayplanner
….The kid kicks again
Boy finally had had enough and swings the kid around drop him into a chokehold.
In doing so he smashes the boys nose in with his forearm.
Finally teachers are involved and when the dust settles the kid has a 10 day suspension and Boy has a 5 day suspension.
Now here is the character part
The very first day that both boys are back in school the band teacher looks up and there is Boy helping this kid with his homework assignment.
To me that is character right there.