Any regrets?

As any regular reader knows, 4 months ago Michelle and I moved to the Oregon coast, Lincoln City to be exact.

What some may not know is that to do so, I changed jobs. I was a corporate trainer. I molded the youth of the Mighty P in my image. More specifically, I trained claims adjusters for the insurance company I work for. Walk through any office, and you will find the vast majority of the claims people who work there were trained by me at one time or another.

I was the claims cowboy and I was a DAMN good trainer!

But, to move here, it required moving back to being an adjuster. Which, in some eyes is a step backwards, and in other eyes a sign of insanity…. Continue reading “Any regrets?”

Bite Me!

I am far from an expert. Now normally, a person who types those words is referring to a certain thing. For example, I am far from an expert on spring fashion. When you are mountainstroh your spring, summer, fall and winter wardrobe is made up of Levis 501s, polo shirts (for work), tshirts, hoodys,  cargo shorts and gray sweats. I wear sandals year round, and when it gets cold I sometimes add sandals… sometimes

Now me, I am not really an expert on anything.  I know a lot about some things, and just enough to get in trouble about others. I’ve got enough knowledge about the Bible to ask annoying questions, and I’ve read enough science fiction to hold my own in many a science discussion.

After 27000 miles on the bike (I hit that milestone today) one would think I would be an expert on most things cycling, but once again, today I just don’t get it… Continue reading “Bite Me!”