Hello, RRC

I’ve not been in the canyon recently, I apologize to my regular readers as you’ve seen these images before. Truth is, yours truly is a big time home body and likes to stick around his home area, perhaps not unlike a cat. Anyway, this image is straight from the iPhone, no alteration except reducing the file size. Hope your Monday was dandy!


Forcing It……

Just an observation here but why do television commercials push Americans so hard to join sites that promote marriage or just crappy ‘hook up’ sites? Money of course. Drawing as hard as possible from the most basic, carnal instincts of the human psyche. Disgusting. Match and eHarmony being the biggest offenders in my view.

True love, truly solid relationships can never be created (that will last) by websites such as these. All these site owners care about is they’re bottom line. Have some of these sites caused legal actions to be filed or deaths happened? I believe so, not to be sadistic or whatever with that thought. True love, a love that lasts a lifetime can in my view never be found online.

My own (and third and final marriage) as a prime example. We both messed things up. But what about my own  parents as an example? They were married sixty four years through thick and thin and with no internet. As a child, I can most certainly tell you, they had some very rough years with fighting for various reasons related to money of course. But to the best of my knowledge they they never considered divorce.

Long story shortened, search your heart. Do you sincerely want or need to be married? What would you surrender to another human being by signing away so many items of your life by saying I Do? I sincerely believe that some of us are simply not meant to be married. Some people are meant to remain single for a purpose that they may not be aware of. I believe that I am one of those. I’ve given much thought to this. Single I will remain, the choices were made long ago.

I so wish that the very young and very single were capable of pushing aside their hormones and cloudy thinking at those young and cloudy of thought ages to understand the severe ramifications of making poor choices. I am certainly guilty of allowing Mr. Johnson to make far too many choices for me as a young man. Three divorces later, I consider myself qualified to state that hormones and booze can blur one’s decision making process.

Take a long holiday unclouded by yourself, male or female and search deeply within yourself. This is a life-altering decision that will forever alter you while you are here in this world. I’ve lived with regrets my entire life. Painful, deeply painful regrets for these many years. At age fifty five, they seem to be haunting me a bit more deeply. I hope my open thoughts here can help someone to think more deeply about your day to day choices.

Choices – each of our lives are deeply rooted in our daily choices. Choose wisely for you.

I Don’t Need That…

Thinning things out. It’s been several weeks now since the big D. Recently I’ve noted that I have several items moved here when I left the house we rented that I really don’t need now. A hard floor cleaner, a thirty year old stereo system. A small carpet cleaning device and a few other items, all are now gone, donated by me to those I hope really need them. One more item – my old tool chest. It’s from the 1990’s, still perfectly usable.

I am parring things down for a couple reasons – I am a Minimalist, even in terms of the website you are viewing just now. Also, when I do manage to get back home to Michigan, I’ll have far less to move. The TV and furniture among many other items will be donated to charity and perhaps others here in my complex. Other smaller items can be shipped home. I really like the way this has worked out, I’ve been off work for two days now, one more day to go.

Been putting the time to good use by cleaning the apartment up nice, got my little car all spiffed up inside and out, purchased some badly needed groceries. I plan to drive up Mount Charleston tomorrow but I may not go. Just taking it one moment at a time, I may decide to stay in couch potato mode. I feel that my life is coming back into sync, the future seems good. I really love being single again after what now seems like a very stale marriage.

Since recently purchasing a few new toys I’ve missed so much in the form of a high dollar police scanner and a shiny new shortwave receiver, I’ve found myself drifting a bit regarding this site and my Instagram site. I haven’t been much interested in getting new photos, possibly because I am considering a shiny new camera next month, depending on how the finances pan out, every month is different. We’ll see. Time for a cold one, see ya soon.