My Julia

This is my darling Julia.  Not much needed to say here.  Just my beautiful little girl and a moment I hope we can remember forever.  These days are long, but the years are short.  I’m really trying to take more pics of my kiddos so I can remember these moments.  These are what matter, and this short walk on the greenway today with bikes was exactly what we needed.

My Darling Julia

My Darling Julia

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Working Hard

As I begin with my 2013 working life, I wanted to write this blog post to commemorate a commitment I’m making to myself and to my employer (which is really myself in a lot of ways).

I AM GOING TO WORK MY ASS OFF!

I’ve not always felt that way.  I strove for work-life balance, but in that pursuit I’ve tilted a little too far from my roots.  Continue reading

Why Blog for Charles Bateman???

Why in the world would I start a blog?  I am not a big writer, nor do I believe that my ideas are particularly ground breaking.  I’m not a great photographer, web designer, or have skill sets that are necessarily conducive to necessitating a blog.  I lack the narcissism many bloggers possess to have to keep their information constantly updated so they can always keep their 14 followers in the loop.  I am actually going to purposefully create content on this forum so I can remember my life.  The struggles.  The accomplishments.  The worry.  The hope.  Everything.
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