I haven't written an article for a while and got tired of seeing my old one when I open my page, so I thought I'd write a new one with some updates on what's new with me...if anyone cares.

1. I haven't been doing much on ipernity like I'd like to because I've been having some problems with my health. I kept passing out and falling on the floor, but went to the doctor, and have to return next week. I'm very weak and lethargic, often sleeping 14 hours a day, and have very low moitivation to do just about anything. I don't like this situation at all and hope it gets better. I have been trying to keep up on comments and looking and responding to my friends as much as I am able, and am behind on much I'd like to do here. I really like to do all this but just can't get myself to spend the time like I used to do because I get tired too fast. I just want you to know I am not ignoring anyone purposely, and will get around to everyone...soon, I hope. I was able to manage the strength to visit the Museum of Geology the other day and put up a few photos of it.

2. The remodeling of my house is almost done now, and I'll be super happy not to sit around listening to power tools all day like I have had to put up with for the last 5 months!

3. I just got kicked out of the "hang it" group, but they didn't tell me why. They said I might be able to re-join the group later on....whatever that means. I figure it's someone's idea of a power trip, to punish me for some perceived slight or something like that. I don't really care about it, but thought it was sort of rude. Needless to say, I don't want to re-join a group like that.

4. And, if things weren't bad enough for me, I got woke up the other night at 1:40 am. 0140, by the Rapid City Police banging on my door, who wanted to search our house. They were looking for one of our former foster kids, Eddie Little, who stabbed and kicked the shit out of his girlfriend and took her two little kids with him and left, threatening to kill them both, and she gave them our address as where he probably went to with them! That pissed me off, and I thought about refusing them unless they go get a warrant to search my house, but decided to allow it without a warrant because the situation did give them probable cause for a search of my house anyway, and I wanted to get it over with. The officers were very polite, professional, and understanding. They did a thorough search of my home, and didn't find Eddie behind the can of beans inside the kitchen cabinet, and then they left. Of course he wasn't here, and I would have called the police myself if he showed up and I knew the circumstances. I watched the video of his arrest the next day, online, on KOTA news. The kids were unharmed and he was hiding out a couple of apartments down from his girlfriend's place. Man, I don't need this shit! I got enough problems of my own to deal with. If anyone who reads this is thinking about being a foster parent...re-read it, cause this is what you're going to get in return.

Well, that's about it. I just wanted to let my friends know what's going on with me, and why they may not hear from me as much as before.