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MIA--Missing Inaction

Updated on August 6, 2010

I 'm a Believer!!

OK, here we are. You may think I've been missing as a result of inaction lately, but I've been here. Time has become a priority in my life. Not enough time in a day has been the problem since I came to California. Sorry, but when you meet the man of your dreams, you no longer have as much time to sit on the internet.

Actually, I have been cruising the undercurrents of HubPages, reading, learning. I'm like great white shark, always looking for a rare new treat. Reading, barely commenting, but reading often. (You all know commenting holds a great challenge for me.) But I keep up, I read, I love all the current writers on HubPages!

My computer blew it's power source, and while getting on my own was hard enough...getting on another's is harder. Tonight my children go to their "grandparents" for a sleep-over and some pool time tomorrow. Tonight it's just me and my love in the a few pets. But, some good alone time will begin as soon as he gets back from dropping them off.

I've come to realize a few things in my life, since I've lived here in California.

1. The weather in Southern California really, really is "all that".

I always wanted to live someplace that stayed 60-80 degrees Fahrenheit and I think I have found it. That is as long as you live where you get the ocean breezes!

2. Time is never enough.

I spent mucho time on the internet when it was myself and the kids. Now. I find much less time to spend here. I do not resent this fact as I am doing what pleases me more! Connecting with the one I love and my children. So bear with me...someday we may be connected enough that we no longer need to ever speak to each other. :D

3.  Love is the bomb.

I never thought I could be in "love".  I thought I was much too practical for that.   It was something weaker people did, not me.  Well,  I have discovered that I may well be the weakest person I know.  Love is an unexpected pleasure.  I recommend it for all people!

4. Call

For everyone who knows what call means to an OR goes without saying.  For everyone else, call is a time that I may be called to work at any or night.  If there is an emergency, they will call me and tell me to come to work.  An emergency in my world includes anything that needs to be fixed now.  Be it 7 pm or 2 am, I'm your girl!

5.  I love HubPages

I miss you all, but I hope you understand about time.  My priorities lie with the people I live with.  There are times (often) that I would rather be writing, but others keep my interest.  I want you all to know that it doesn't mean I don't care, it's just that I'm busy.  I will continue to ebb and flow...I just wanted everyone to know that I Love You and I am here.

I have a few things in the works, hopefully my computer will be working soon and I will write them...Until then, I love you and give you my best intentions!



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      Mentalist acer 6 years ago from A Voice in your Mind!

      I'm honored to know a person who works in the OR...Far Out,

      I have a friend;LPN who worked emergency and is my equal in my and Lexi's opptimism in a not so new momentum of positive science thats slowly ebbing against the old ways of thinking.It's gotten harder to hide(Wikileaks)what is not working nowadays and more tranparent the ways that do...such as efficiency in the operating room,I bet you can see for miles in there:)

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      India Arnold 6 years ago from Northern, California

      Remarkable hub. I am kind of new to HP, but have read your words, alot. Very happy you have discovered your beautiful weakness, in love. Nothing better exist. Cali is the bomb and I would live no where else! So, welcome to the west coast. Thank you for sharing your new life and time restraints.

      ~Always choose love~


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      VioletSun 6 years ago from Oregon/ Name: Marie

      Kari: It takes courage to fall in love, we become totally open to ourselves and to our significant other. I discovered aspects of myself I didn't know I had, which is I am very playful, which I am with my s/o, but not in past relationships. So happy you found love! Its a whole different world and priorities do change. Glad you are still around, and we are connected in Facebook!



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      Merle Ann Johnson 6 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      Thank God LOVE is the reason we have (I) been wondering and missing you..Great mean I may still find someone??? ha ha :O) I have a caregiver helping me with my mom and she has boyfriend and is 82...Hummmm??? Keep in touch I miss you...:O) Hugs G-Ma

    • profile image 6 years ago

      thanks for this...I feel better about my own inaction now

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      drcrischasse 6 years ago from NH/Foxboro

      We missed you too!!!!

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      Shalini Kagal 6 years ago from India

      k@ri - the love shines through - so everything else can wait. Great to see you pop in once in a while like this.

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      lxxy 6 years ago from Beneath, Between, Beyond

      Love you K@ri, and I must say I'm sorry for keeping her so pre-occupied.. ;D But life is just so much more full with your best friend.

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      bayoulady 6 years ago from Northern Louisiana,USA

      In love in a lovely climate, kids, your darling, and a job. What? You are pressed for time? Why? Ha! Just kidding! Go have a ball!Hugs!

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      ocbill 6 years ago from hopefully somewhere peaceful and nice

      true. the weather is incredible even in August in California, by the coast that is.

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      Kelli 6 years ago

      Hey, I'm wondering if you're the same Kari that used to work at PRMC. I hope you are, geez, do I hope you are.

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      KCC Big Country 6 years ago from Central Texas

      I'm so glad things have worked out so well for you two! You both deserve to enjoy each other!

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      Neil Sperling 6 years ago from Port Dover Ontario Canada

      Full Speed Ahead my friend - One Inch at a time.


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      frogyfish 6 years ago from Central United States of America

      Ah, Kari, you've shared such wonderful news! Congratulations and many blessings on this part of your journey!

      (I'm practical too...wonder if...oh, never mind.) :~}

      Want to hear more...

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      ReuVera 6 years ago from USA

      Love you, kari and congratulations! You were blessed to experience Love!

      Sorry for belated reading of your hub. very often I chose real life over internet too.

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      Neil Sperling 5 years ago from Port Dover Ontario Canada

      you are cool -- I appreciate you and your work... glad you found a love that is all that love is supposed to be. hugs

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      Kari Poulsen 2 years ago from Ohio

      Thanks...transparency is the way to go

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      Kari Poulsen 2 years ago from Ohio

      Thank you Marie!

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      Kari Poulsen 2 years ago from Ohio

      I love you and miss you also. Hugs back

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      Kari Poulsen 2 years ago from Ohio

      Hi Kelli

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