Psycho Billy and the Meth Mouth Mafia This era in our childhood sticks out to me like a sore thumb. Maybe because it was so …..uhh let’s use the word thrilling. Enter the human who self titled himself “Psycho Billy”, this was an interesting guy. This guy was exactly what you would picture a “hillbilly” […]
This post was a hard one for me to swallow. While I look at these numbers, I can’t help but feel sick to my stomach. If you follow my blog you know that I grew up very poor. You also know that I landed an awesome high paying job. What you don’t know is the […]
Who the homeless really are I touched on this some in the last post, but I’d like to elaborate on how different the homeless really are compared to how most perceive them. For several months we lived at an apartment complex in Las Vegas, NV that bordered several decent sized deserts. Being that we had basically no supervision, […]
This story continues on from the Uhaul post. After several days of cruising around in the Uhaul we finally got accepted to move into a nearby homeless shelter. What it was like living in a homeless shelter
Who else can say they lived in a U-haul? We weren’t always a poor family, sometimes we had lots of nice things and other times we had nothing. I’m not sure I ever got used to a particular lifestyle as they all changed so quickly. In this particular case we had lost our home, for who knows […]
My memory isn’t perfect so some of my dates and time lines might not line up. They say our brains have a defense mechanism that allows us to forget past bad memories.
Motivated forgetting is a theorized psychological defence mechanism in which people may forget unwanted memories, either consciously or unconsciously. There are times when memories are reminders of unpleasant experiences that make people angry, sad, anxious, ashamed or afraid. Motivated forgetting is a method in which people protect themselves by blocking the recall of these anxiety-arousing memories. -Bernard Weiner
A lot happened in a short time and up until now, I’ve never put much thought into it. In other words, bear with me here.
The Unpaved, Pothole riden, Road to financial freedom I decided to start this Blog for numerous reasons, but mainly so I can try to piece together my past, as well as show others that where you came from doesn’t have to dictate who you are now. I chose to follow a different path from the […]