Life Begins @ 50+??

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Whew!!! What a week of new beginnings. You ever feel like you are being pushed through life? Everything happening so fast, but yet feeling like this is exactly where you are supposed to be? Has been that week for me.

Started as a week of normal routine, ended as career change and focus driven. Amazing how all events feed into final plan, as if you have no control of the direction, direction is leading you. All the usual obstacles that derail, aren’t really obstacles at all. They melt away with little effort. I love how this happens and always leads to a great personal story.

All started a week ago Friday. The one day I just happened to answer a random phone call? I usually avoid the phone unless it is someone I know. This particular call I thought was the Sprinkler guy? To my surprise NOT?? On the other end, was a Recruiter for an Insurance Agency. He had been trying to reach me since May? I had avoided correspondence, only because wasn’t sure where I wanted to be? Not interested in building a territory & hate to prospect potential clients. Two very important aspects to a successful Insurance Business. Ha!! I have my license & not wanting to let them laps, so I figured I needed to embrace the idea of going back to the Insurance Industry. Set the interview for Tuesday. Talking myself into the idea, feeling pretty good about it. Then obstacle #1…Monday’s hardwood floor installation. One day job turned out to be a two day job. Had to reschedule my interview. This would normally start the thought process of, “Maybe, this isn’t the job?”. The gut feeling was telling stick with it. Wednesday came, was ready for this…no nerves, feeling pretty confident. Left early enough…GPS took me to the wrong place??? Took me to what looked like a crack house??? Really…who was screwing with me? Trying to really derail me. Normally this would cause sweating and second guessing this “great” idea. To my own surprise, it didn’t crack me. Called the guy…told him what happened, better directions & on my way I went.

I made it to the interview late, but still not shaken. I knew I was supposed to be there, regardless of any physical obstacles that life was throwing at me. Turned out to be the best interview I had ever experienced. I was hired on the spot. Never happens??? All was working into my idea of how to save my license and not have to build a business. I was interviewing for a Benefits Consultant. I go in after meeting is set, do enrolling of new clients. One-on-one…totally works with me!!!! Completed all necessary paperwork on the spot. Went home applied for additional Insurance License, approved within 24 hours. Attended first training & have connected with new bosses. Everyone I’ve met in association with this company are all normal. No pretentious attitudes or chips on their shoulders. Normal, no flags for potential behavior issues. Genuine nice people. Still a little “floored” how fast and in the “flow” all this has been. Still much to do…I’m in the flow and I’m sure will work out. I feel it in my gut.😇.

I guess sometimes you just have to ride in the backseat. Let life take you where you need to go. Thank you for driving this week, I’ve enjoyed the ride!!! Can’t wait to see where you are taking me!!! ❤️❤️

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My Favorite Old Man❤️

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My day started great!!! Coffee was rather tasty this morning, got a hold of my favorite uncle, Dan, on the phone. My energy up & flowing positive thoughts and feelings. If possible to glow…totally would be shining. My 85 year old toddler, as I refer to him is doing great!! Has purchased yet another cell phone that “might” receive a signal in the hills of Guilford, Indiana?

We have quite a history he & I, no kids of his own & my dad’s identical twin. Definitely a bond I can safely say…neither of us have with anyone else? Growing up my siblings and I, would referred to him as “Uncle Daddy”. Identical in every way…huge hands and the heart to match. Watching my uncle grow old is like getting a glimpse at what my dad might of been. Had he gotten the chance to grow old? His passing, left a huge hole that nothing seems to fill in any of us. Amazing that such a loss would bring such closeness? I truly believe in fate and things happening for a reason. Not that my dad had to go for my relationship to grow with my uncle, but if anything good came from an untimely death? It is the closeness and bond that has developed as a consequence of his death. Knowing my dad, I’m sure he was instrumental in this outcome.😇

Over the years, the gruff bachelor man image has softened a bit. Living in the absolute middle of NO WHERE, beer drinking (PBR) , tobacco chewing and, “I’ll pee off my porch if I want to” lifestyle. Well he met his match.. I give him “hell” as he likes to say. I’ve gotten him through some tough health and life situations. Situations that he thought he could do on his own, soon realized he needed me. He needed family, it didn’t hurt that I have a mouth and “spunk” as he calls it. He is still kicking with the grace of God! I can safely assume he and I still have many years ahead of us!!! I tell him all the time I’m not done picking on him…he can’t go, he is taking it for my dad too!

We talked until his phone died. Still feeling great from my morning conversation with my “favorite old man”! Wanting to share the my wonderful feeling and excitement with other family members. I quickly sent a group text. Gave the new information and most responded with the same excitement. Until….a certain member of the family, which I will refer to as “Stinky” busted my good mood bubble. I knew it would happen…always does??? Grrr😜 Anyway, quickly passed the green cloud on to another member of family before it took hold?! Whew!!! Feel better and have laughed it off!! Sorry…but what is family for, if not to cushion the blows of life? LOL 😄

Thought of day…remember to laugh and appreciate the love ones that make your life worth living!! Even the the “Stinky” ones have moments of unselfishness…sometimes? 😊

Love to all…thanks for making me who I am!! 😍❤️💋💋

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Good morning! ❤️ 😇
Love synchronicity !!! Not sure how I got to this site, but has been directed from a higher place. 😇 Years of writing and journaling opened this door. I suppose I’m ready for this part of my journey? If I want to be or not? Another opportunity brought forth for “What Reason?” . Not sure…but always willing for the challenge. Be it good or bad? I always walk away smarter than I began.

Have crossed paths with people who I would of never guessed. Some for a season and definitely all for a reason. Life is greatest with your eyes open! Sometimes a little help from my 😇 and a kick start of ☕️ doesn’t hurt. Have a wonderful day & I will keep in touch!! ❤️💋💋

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