May 12th, 2013
Oh girlfriend, it was nice to chat with you online this morning. But really bummed me out to hear about the trouble your brother had over the weekend. Don’t want to bust you out in my blog, so I won’t go into the details but want to share some thoughts with you.
While working for the law firm downtown, I learned a few things that I want to share with everyone who reads my blog.
First off, DO NOT EVER go to court and represent yourself. GET A GOOD LAWYER! The prosecuting attorney and the judge will eat you up if you try to go it alone!
Second, find a GOOD LAWYER who specializes in the type of case with which you need help. A DWI lawyer is not the best resource for a divorce. A personal injury attorney is not the best way to stay out of jail if you have a criminal charge to face. Etc.
I know of a DWI attorney in the Raleigh NC area who might help your brother, Mark T. McCullough, who is well known for being a good DWI lawyer. He has a good website with contact info. If you need a good DWI Raleigh NC lawyer, you should at least talk to him and hear what he has to say.
Hope it all works out.
April 16th, 2013
It really shocked me when my mother turned down my invitation to go to the movies because she is very paranoid about catching bed bugs. No matter what I said or did she firmly kept refusing and my daughter twisted the whole thing around to where she thinks her grandmother doesn’t want to go to the movies with us because of her. This has been a constant battle between the three generations of females that just can’t seem to communicate with one another without someone taking it the wrong way and/or getting their feelings hurt on some type of level, sigh…..
It is a well known fact that bed bugs are becoming a huge issue with tons of people everywhere, as well as head lice. The pest control companies are being kept crazy busy and people are flocking to find new ways to prevent the spread of these unwanted critters, but this can’t make us so paranoid that it interferes with your daily life and relationships that we cherish and are hard to come by these days.
Funny thing is that my mother and step-father are currently on their way to Florida for a couple of weeks visiting friends and relatives and enjoying all that the “Land of Sunshine” has to offer. They plan on staying at various motels/hotels on their way down and back up again, which are more likely to infect someone with numerous unwanted critters. Go figure!
April 7th, 2013
I finally got word from my kid sister that she has landed a job with well known and well established Criminal Defense Lawyer Phoenix and is supposed to report to these DUI and Criminal Defense Lawyers first thing in the morning of April 2nd which should give her a bit of time to finish unpacking from their recent move out west and be ready for work. This is great news considering the bad luck that has been following her and her fiance since leaving here to go west.
It has been one thing after another. The rental truck that was filled with all of their belongings which they were driving out west in broke down and kept them stranded in the middle of the desert in Texas for 2 days was only the beginning of the streak of bad luck. The new rental that they were given had a serious leak issue and a lot of their stuff got ruined and then they had a flat tire on top of that.
When they finally arrived in Arizona, her fiance slipped and lost his balance on a set of stairs and he ended up breaking his right wrist so now he isn’t able to do much to help her with all of the unpacking of their stuff and she is 3 months pregnant and really shouldn’t be doing hard labor, which we all know goes with a move.
This new job might be the only thing that will save them at this point and I am praying that nothing else happens to either one of them or the baby of course. I miss them all so much.
April 1st, 2013
A cousin of mine Wendy, wanted to go on a early summers trip and invited me to tag along and enjoy a relaxing but fun time together. Not only have I been looking forward to spending some quality time with her but I have been in need of a vacation for a few years now, so needless to say I immediately replied back telling her that we really need to search around for a location, a hotel we can stay at, and a nice rental car, all of which must be affordable.
We have asked around friends and family for ideas and options and didn’t come by anything that was affordable or anything we would want to do. My cousin, had a brilliant idea to sit down one evening after work and search around on the net for anything that stuck out to us and yelled “Fun!” We clicked on a link that took us to a site that looked like it offered amazing hotel and thrifty rental car deals. We were quit surprised at how much we would be saving compared to the handful of sites we already checked out and weren’t so impressed like we are with these deals.
Wendy and I were so very close as kids, so it will be cool to reconnect with her, catch up with what is going on on that side of family and let her in on what’s been going with my clan. Of course I will be taking my laptop and will be posting (when I have the time) and sharing photos here as we go along!
March 21st, 2013
I understand that a good amount of our US Army soldiers that are over in Afghanistan are spending some of their down time online playing games like Spades. I think that it is wonderful that they are able to be connected to the World Wide Web and are allowed to be entertained this way. Too bad that the Internet wasn’t available back in the Vietnam War days.
I’m sure there were playing cards available to them back then, but having the Internet at your disposal for card games such as Spades these days is a wonderful alternative that I’m glad that they have for their use. Spades has always been one of my favorite card games to play, but it isn’t always easy to find other people to play with. We are all so busy these days, trying to find the time that is convenient for several people isn’t always an easy task. So utilizing the Internet for these types of card games makes a lot of sense and I say “Go For It!”