Author Archives: marlshepard

A Turbulent Week

My room mate’s house is a gilded cage that is filled with chaos and disharmony.  I know why, now.  I don’t want to say much, as I respect her privacy, but I will say I was livid at what one … Continue reading

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The (wo)Man With a Plan

My apologies for not writing daily, which was my original intention.  We’ve been busy cleaning this house and yard and helping my roommate find a job.  After a LOT of discussion, we’ve found a possible reason as to why she … Continue reading

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This Girl Has More Bad Luck

We spent the day going through old paperwork on her desk, and her monitor fell off the back and completely blacked out.  Stripes and everything.  She almost cried, but looked at me, first. Since there is nothing I can do … Continue reading

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Making Plans

I’ve always been a fan and enabler of policy deployment.  When properly executed, a leader in the top of their field can empower their direct subordinates to in turn empower those below them, so on and so forth.  The trickle … Continue reading

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The First Full Day

So…it’s 2am.  I am a little in awe of myself — when I’m not on missions, I like to run a tight ship, but I think I’ve earned some relaxation.  So has my gracious host.  But today has not gone … Continue reading

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Introductory Post

It’s twenty three minutes after midnight, which means it’s a new day.  I just arrived at my new location (my new place of residence, if you will), and I am definitely sensing a challenge here.  Allow me to explain. I … Continue reading

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