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Zen, Philosphy, and SecondMoonshot - Organic Quotes

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Having nothing better to do, figured I would capture some of my greatest thoughts since they come so few and far between. One day you may find one of these gems in a quotation book in your bathroom. “It’s not that ‘Life Got In The Way’, but that it ‘Is Life’. So embrace the good, the sorrowful, the bad.”    -me, on life in general “The best part about working for yourself is that you can do the right thing without fear of getting fired.”    -me, on starting a business “There is no  quicker way to learn something than to lose money on it.”    -me, on eBay selling “Love me for what I am and not what I could be.”   -me, whenever Zabrina tries to change me, inspired by my sister who told me “you’ve become the man you should have been” John

R.I.P. Trooper

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Carrianne’s Pit Bull “Trooper” passed away yesterday. He was diagnosed with aggressive cancer on National Dog Day (Aug 26, 2022) and passed 2 days later. A great companion to my daughter and to all the family and friends. This guy was a class act. Trooper, Carrianne and myself made a trek across the US taking a large portion of Route 66 in “Biggie” (her Jeep)…Trooper wasn’t just part of the trip, he was the trip.  Just some picture of remembrance that I have….I know Carrie has thousands of photos, so much that she filled up her phone. A void not easily (if ever) filled. A few things about Trooper that come to mind: He loved bow ties, particularly the gold one. Class act Loved squirrels, birds, and cats…ok, maybe a little too much Super friendly to the smaller dogs (under dogs if you will) Came from an abusive background and was a adopted by Carrianne and given many years of happiness, love, and companionship He liked spooning, but touching during the spooning process was off limits! At