Leslie Nord's Random Thoughts on Friends, Family and Life

I never was much of a writer - more like a rambler that easily get's lost in a tangent. My blog lets me go out on those tangents any time I want to. So remember, life is like a roller coaster: sit down and hang on. Sometimes you'll want to scream, sometimes you'll puke, but give it a chance and you'll find it can be a lot of fun.

Leslie Nord's Random Thoughts on Friends, Family and Life

I never was much of a writer - more like a rambler that easily get's lost in a tangent. My blog lets me go out on those tangents any time I want to. So remember, life is like a roller coaster: sit down and hang on. Sometimes you'll want to scream, sometimes you'll puke, but give it a chance and you'll find it can be a lot of fun.

Month: June 2007

June 25, 2007

Study Ethic

I’m disappointed that Megan failed her class. She’ll probably be upset with me because I’ve now said this “out loud.” Especially since everyone else is giving her a hard time about it. I can still hear daughter number one getting mad at me when I discussed grades with her. “Well, I’m just not as smart […]

June 24, 2007

Does No News Really Mean Good News?

Haven’t really heard from anybody in a while. Megan doesn’t call as often because she has a boyfriend that “loves” her. She did at least give me an update on her school situation – she had been struggling in Radiology I – she didn’t pass. So that throws her whole schedule off. She can’t take […]

June 18, 2007

Growing Up

I suppose it’s s good thing – every time Megan gets a boyfriend the number of phone calls she makes to me drops. Sort of like when things are good, I’m not needed. But when things are bad she calls. It is all part of growing up. Jeff was a little disappointed that he didn’t […]

June 11, 2007

Retirement

The thought of retiring is very depressing. I have no retirement fund. The company I work for offers a 403(b) plan but doesn’t match any contributions. Couple that with it being non-profit and not paying “market value” wages it makes it tough to carve off the $150 a paycheck to try and build an IRA. […]

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