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A Brief Update

Hedge removal

This has been a challenging year. Started out with a wicked case of covid in January, and it took until late April to feel 100%. I’ve had equipment failures galore, not to mention fuel prices and inflation. So even though business has been steady, I feel like I’ve just treaded water all year.

That said, I’m still standing. My client base has grown and my oldest son has been working with me since he graduated from high school. Having this time with him has been one of the greatest blessings of my whole life.

I miss writing in this space, and I want to make an effort to be more active here. Not sure how that will go, but we’ll see. I turn 50 in three weeks and that has made me reflective. Man, what a ride my life has been.

That’s all for now. Big tree job this weekend, so I might post an update about that. Try to be good to each other. Life is too short for all this hate in the world.

400th Post Ramblings


According to the stats, this my 400th Rambling.  Not sure if that’s a big milestone or just a factoid, but either way, it’s my 400th blog entry.  In honor of this miletoid, I’ll just say thanks to all my family, friends, fans, students, and anyone else who reads this blog regularly.  I appreciate all of the support and encouragement over the last few years.  Here’s to another 400 entries!

Since it’s Finals Week, I’m going to dive back into grading and hopefully get most of it done before the weekend.  I think I can; I think I can; I think I can…