How did I get here?

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  1. Moriarty

    Moriarty Tele-Meister

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    I've always been fascinated by my passage through time, more and more so as I get older and continue to live and learn.
    Sometimes I'm so sure of who I am and how the world works and then things happen and everything changes.
    I'm about to get married. No one ever thought this would happen, me included. We're also close to buying a house, which again ranked pretty high on everyone's improbability charts.
    I don't know how I pulled this all off, but I am very happy.
    To come from an unsupportive, hostile childhood through decades of social and chemical problems and a completely selfish headspace into a happy family life complete with stepchildren...
    Every day I am overwhelmed with amazement at how I managed to get here. It's really nice.
    I still haven't put it all into perspective yet. But it's cool.
    Also cool: a card and a gift of $ from the job where rumor has it I am not loved but tolerated. And the manager who not so subtly suggested I look for other opportunities signed it. Heh.
     
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    Congrats, Moriarty! That brought a smile to my face--except for the part about your boss not liking you. Do you mind me asking how old you are?
     
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    Congrats! I consider all that for myself a lot too, except I had it pretty good and was just lazy early on. Figuring out this adulting thing though!

    Good on ya! Enjoy the joys of adult life!
     
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    posttoastie Friend of Leo's

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    "You may ask yourself, how did I get here"

     
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    Super! Blessings abound!
     
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    Somewhere along the line everyone was turning left. But you turned right......best wishes on the future.
     
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    rootin for you man, but I still gotta post some Barry! I had a buddy in high school who loved this song.
     
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    Congrats. We all take different paths through life and hope you are happy about this intersection and blazing new trails.
     
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    This is great, Congrats! Keep your eyes out for another job; you don’t want to be taken by surprise, but for this moment revel in the goodness of the moment and how you feel.
     
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    Good on ya’!
     
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    Ain't it cool how sometimes things work out for the better?
     
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    Are you saying each of us being here is somehow preordained? That's really a trip if you ask me......I've long felt that certain aspects of my life were controlled by a "higher power"....and working for my benefit.....but bringing me to a guitar forum? Wow!....that's truly an astonishing blessing. ;)
     
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    Considering all the stupid and crazy stuff most of did we're lucky to be alive. Like what Warren Zevon said, enjoy every sandwich.
     
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    Great story. A nice place to be.
     
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    I hadn't thought about that, but yeah!
     
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  18. Moriarty

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    He was posturing. He can't do anything to me. And he knows it.
     
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    did you take the left at Albuquerque?

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    Awesome story man. I ask myself this question pretty often and I still haven't found the answer to it ;) Congrats to you mate, and revel in your time! :D
     
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