"RootsTech 2016 will start accepting registrations in one month. Both serious experienced, as well as newly interested, genealogists should check this out. Attendees come from all over the world. I'm just getting my feet wet in this, and went…"
"Adding to the complexity is the fact the article was written by a woman -- an apparently gay woman. No wonder she is baffled. I'm not putting a lot of weight in her conclusions. It would be more interesting if written by a straight male.
"Jim, so sorry for this great loss in your life. Our Dad's should be really important in our lives.
A suggestion --- build a journal of some of your great memories about him while they are fresh in your mind. Both to share with your family, and…"
"Sad News, for those who haven't heard.
Today the Church announced that Elder Perry has rapidly progressing thyroid cancer that has spread, and is about to start hospice care.
Deseret News story on Elder Perry"
Scott, I was interested to see your profile information. I have my MM in organ performance. It is so rare nowadays to know that any one plays classical organ. I put online a recital I did many years ago. If you are interested I'll send you the link.
"He's a unique snowflake ...
Only way to fix this is to figure out that he isn't special. He isn't the exception to the rule. The axis of the earth doesn't pass through the top of his skull. Like everybody…"
"My rule of thumb has always been that if you are getting passed up for promotion or a pay raise, it is time to move on.
That being said, this is going to be a big change for you. I am somewhat familiar with the lifestyle of a kitchen…"
"I just posted something similar to your dilemma here, today! While I can certainly empathize with you, the restaurant field is not a dead end avenue, but it definitely is a lot of work for little pay. I am just 27 myself and I'm looking to…"
"Lack of discipline is what you are showing. The truly ambitious must be disciplined. To only study what you want then becomes its own form of laziness, as it it easier(lazy) to only do what you want."
""Oh and by the way im also a daydreamer"
It sounds like you make a lot of romantic, positive-sounding excuses for your failures.
You think too much. You're too ambitious. You're a philosopher. You're a daydreamer. You…"
Firstly, this would be my first posting to AoM and posting to any sort of forum in many years for that matter.I am currently on the outs (mentally) of my current job in a local restaurant here in California. I like the people that I work with, aside from the owner, but this is definitely not a reason that would cause me to want to stay. If I did that, it would be a great detriment for myself. I feel that there is not much room for me to progress where I I'm at. You will always hear that if you…See More