Saturday, February 7, 2009


There is family you are born into and family you make. What this misses is the family that is pushed upon you.

I'm in Colorado for a funeral for my grandmother. There is no relation, but this is the closest relastionship I have to a Grandmother. I'm okay with all of this. Not happy about it, but okay. Most of that is on me.

I have never really had a grandfather. One passed when I was young, the other was gone before I had the chance. I have few memories of him. From the point of view of a child younger then 6, an old man who never played with me. As I got older, I realized he was sick and was unable.

But the two strongest grand parentaly forces in my life have not been blood. Now one of them had passed, and I'm upset. My "real grandmother" has passed. I thing the grandfather figure is not far behind. Time will tell.

But at this point I'm counting the people close to me. and I love them all for being a part of my life. The family, old and young, the family I made, friends I made. But mostly the family I was born into.

I'm lucky, I love mine and count them as my closest friends. I understand nonthing else and hope everyone understands. If not, then I'm sorry. I hope the best for you, but I will never understand. But I love the family out side my blood line. All of them.

If you do not have it, you will never understand, but wish you did. If you do, then you know. Family is a thing that you are born to, something your are forced into, and something you choose. that is the great thing about it. It is you in all the little bits wrapped up nicley.

I Love my family. All of them. no matter how far out they may be!

Friday, February 6, 2009

The First...Part 2 (AKA: The End)

I'm not going to tie this up in a neat little bow, but bring some sort of closure to, at least, this part of the blog.

I worked for this company and under him. (see previous post). This is how I tell people now. I worked for this company, but it was under him. (in case you have not notice, I'm not naming names. I'm using pronouns).

Two day's ago, I heard that the company closed. There was such a bad name for the 'hospitality' side that it was affecting that the office temps.

I'm not surprised. The person who took charge after he left, killed it all. No, really! I had clients telling me that they "didn't want to deal with [The new manager] !" It just got worse after that! After the first, they brought in a lady who was in and out of the hospital. While I understand a problem; who was running the office?

Long story short, the second GM was gone and a new one brought in; it didn't work. The company had fallen that far! They shut it down. I found out two days ago, not from them, but from others.

To give credit where it it due: he started out at the bottom and work his way up. he earned that position; and from being at the bottom of the ladder, that means a lot. The rest missed that. The never understood how hard we worked. They could not rally us to work harder. They missed the point completely.

Random thought: It's hard to scream at the people in charge when they are not there to hear, you are not there to scream and no one cares.

To the point, he was great.

Everyone above him, and after, missed the finer points

They let him leave

They have now paid for it.

More to the point. He was good. He did a great job. He understood everything! He had been through all levels. He was a great force in the industry.

What I learned:

~Life is short and unexpected. Be ready!

~Hold the people you love close, and tell them every time you talk to them. Even if you are in a fight. You really want a fight to be the last memory you have with them?

~Recognize people; for their strengths and weakness. we all have them!


I've already posted on this blog. A little about me. First, I have know idea what I'm going to do with blog. I just started it one night when I needed to rant. At this point, I'm going with it.

I live in Texas, near Houston. I drive an hour to each way to work. I am very in touch with my inner child. I like to play and have a great time. Side note, Toy's R Us is really sad...I miss FAO in Houston. Please come back!!! Went to school with Bush's No Child Left Behind. What a joke! I have a degree in HRM. One of the lucky ones to do what I love. despite that it drives me crazy at some points! I'm single. Ironically, considering my major, I really don't like people. I am what I am. This would be it! cope!

This is my rant area.