Wow! Over a year of no updates!
I’m still working at the same place – although that’s getting old and the subject of another post.
The kids are busy with school and now with sports. I don’t think we’ll have free time until then end of June.
I had the 262C running fine but something happened to the engine, it just wouldn’t start and stay running. I tried everything short of re-flashing the firmware on the MegaSquirt but it looks like I lost one or two cylinders. The wife and I started doing some thinking and after doing a cost-benefit we decided that the best solution at this time is to let the Bertone go. It helped that I got a bonus for some work I had done back in Deceber 2014 – it paid for the car.
I’m moving forward with metal work – welding/fabricating/casting – I think its fascinating. I’m also getting the reloading hobby off the ground as well.
More coming soon. I need a place to put eveything I’m up to, forgot that I had a web page! LOL.
So, I’ve been a little lacking in updating this page. Life goes on and I keep running out of time. Committing myself to do better.
So we’ve reached the end of another year – and we’ve survived it.
Our kids are all happy and healthy and doing well in school. The twins are learning how to play a violin(Sofia) and my old sax (Isabel) – a painful and fun experience – Marisol is in choir. I feel sorry for my parents now, having to go through FIVE of these evolutions. 8)
My Volvo is in dry dock, it needs a catalytic converter and an O2 sensor because it doesn’t pass emissions. A little cash should get it going pretty quickly. Something always comes up that’s more important though – its a good thing we have the van.
Vicki is still working at AAA Landscape – 18 years so far. Same length of time as we’ve been married. That’s right, we’ve been married since 1994! And I’m still alive!
I’ve been with Integrated Axis now for another year – I’m the managed services administrator now. I’m tasked with making sure that the we’re able to monitor our customer’s servers and networks and that we receive notifications of any failures. It’s alot of work but it keeps me busy.
We celebrated Christmas and New Years at my Mom’s – it was nice. We stayed up until 5:00AM – it was crazy! I’m too old. There, I said it. We watched the ‘new’ “Spiderman” and “Loopers” – the more you drink the better some movies are – just sayin’.
I feel very disappointed with the way our country voted in the 2012 election – a slim majority voted for someone I feel is a very poor choice as leader of the free world. We somehow re-elected a socialist, re-distributor of wealth who is bound and determined to change our country from a nation of producers to a nation of takers. Now, with the recent shooting tragedies this man has expressed his intention to push for MORE gun control instead of addressing what many have identified the main issue – mental health. On top of that, he and his minions in the Senate are unable to submit a budget as required by law but somehow feel qualified to choke our economy with a trillion dollar monstrosity of an abortion called the ‘affordable healthcare act’. Extended unemployment benefits. Quantitative easing (printing more money). Need to make sure you are saving money and have your firearms and ammo squared away.