Last login: Sunday, July 29, 2012
Sugar- I will take you up on your offer- I just sent you my contact info.Thank you for your kindness in offering.
My distaste for Facebook has grown to an unacceptable level- I have seen sufficient character (mine- amongst others) attacks on it's pages to know it is not an acceptable median for me. I only "joined" Facebook a year or two ago, at the request of one family member's request.
Today, I will chose an IRS audit over Facebook.
I will continue to visit this venue as part of my daily ritual, I will simply defer any comments or blogs to a more suitable venue.
The VA has been an integral part of my life since the day I learned to read- as such, I suppose I hold a degree of sadness, but it is what it is.
I wish all well with hopes of a greater Victoria County.
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Well, it is what it is. While I cannot understand the use of a social network that appears to foster slanderous, incorrect comments, all the while plagued with golden opportunity for identity theft-- I am certain that all concerns were weighted in the decision process.
So very much like a few others, it is now time for me to move along. I do not declare the wrong decision was made- simply that it does not fit into my world.
So I assume there is no reason to comment since non-Facebook comments do not appear in article.
For whatever reason, I did not receive the email. Regardless, as Victoria Advocate already knows who I am-- I don't need to do anything?I do not and will not use Facebook.
I am pleased to see VA addressing this issue. I seldom blog here much, largely due to inaccurate and unwarranted character assassination with in comments sections.
Keep up the good work- and thanks for your contribution to community.
Flying to either airport isn't going to make that much difference in actual time in the craft. More time is spent getting in line for a landing than actual flight time.I have been held at regional airport awaiting a landing slot at hub airport. Airways are quite congested - nature of the beast.If one could choose, DFW makes more sense (Depending on what partners the regional service has). While Houston has a lot of connecting flights options- DFW has tremendous more. Again, it depends on partner arrangements.
I am equally uncomfortable in a Cessna as a Boeing jumbo. Either way, passenger is just freight.
Think this is further evidence that man doesn't know what he would do until actually confronted the situation.As I commented in earlier thread, a father's rage would hold no limit. The father's protective mode supersedes the imagination.
To your question, the molester would never be able to repeat his sin, not on my watch.
I would not be able to show restraint as well- A father's rage is virtually the only outcome.Hopefully the legal system does not further injure the father and daughter.Justice already served.All that remains is a painful event - hopefully time does heal all.
Guess everybody has been inconvenienced by something. I got taken aside at airport security - they didn't offer a reason, nor did I ask.Recently I got flagged over at a DUI check. I asked the officer why I was singled out- He said it is a random selection, had nothing to do with me or my car. Asked two or three questions, car was looked over for safety violation - and I was on my way in less than 2-3 minutes.
It is all ok with me- I would rather see too much monitoring than not enough.
Wayward- You are saying things I always thought I would say. I bet you are going to totally enjoy retirement.I didn't intend to paint "woe is me" - I do some consultation projects, some volunteer work- and I am indeed doing some things I never had time for.I traveled the larger part of my career- so I now tend to be a homebody- for me, that is new and refreshing. I relocated several times, I now have a place that is home.My long-winded point; I certainly understand Mr. Garcia's motivation.
I took early retirement (which I thought was a lifelong goal of mine) - the company being sold, then a health issue caused it to happen-- I was not near ready- I would go to work tomorrow, if that was feasible in my world. Next to family, my career was always most important. I never took all vacation time, more like a day or two at a time- I always had things I wanted/needed to do at the office.
I know a lot of people are really looking forward to retirement- but for me, it ain't all it is cranked up to be.