Taking a break.

Hello everybody! I just wanted to take a moment to let everyone know I am taking a little bit of a break from the blog. My life has been rough the past year or so, the past month or so for sure. I am just taking some me time. I guess this is ironic because the reason I started the blog was a outlet in the tough times that were happening. I now feel a self imposed pressure to make sure I get a post out everyday, and this is taking the fun out of it. The only thing I can think of is to take a break and start fresh and blog how I started, for fun.

The blog has been on a bit of cruise control the past month or more. I am now pretty much out of my “filler” post, and I have not been up to any post that require me to have to put much thought into. So now seems a good time to stop and reboot in a little while.

For those who don’t know I lost my Mom on 1-8-16 at 9:10pm. My Mom had Leukemia, and it was a long and hard fought battle the past 14 months. I am glad the pain is over and she is in peace. During this time my wife was also very sick, she had three surgeries in this time period. My son had an extended illness and I had my own heart health scare. I am very grateful we are all much better. Things seemed to be on the upturn and my wife and I decided to go forward with our plans to move out of state. Now comes the news that my Dad’s cancer has returned after being cancer free for eight plus years. We are hopeful it has been caught in time and will not be a major problem, but you know, it’s cancer. Luckily we will not be to far away from him and will still be able to support him. Our house is sold and we are off to a new state, no jobs, no where to live, but we are doing what we want! we head out on February 27th, and I hope we at least have a place to live by then.

If I have made a commitment to do a post for you I will be keeping that commitment.

Well anyway, as you can see I have so much going on and little time for the blog right now. Thanks for letting me vent. Thanks as always for everyone’s support!

I will be back soon!

James – MightyThorJRS

UPDATE 2/24/16 – We have a house rented now so at least we have somewhere to go!



  24 comments for “Taking a break.

  1. February 24, 2016 at 12:41 pm

    Hey James. You’ve been keeping to a crazy blog schedule. Seeing as I can barely manage one a week (and often fail at that) colour me impressed. Hope you’re well and that a rest rejuvenates. I look forward to your return!

    Liked by 1 person

    • February 24, 2016 at 1:25 pm

      Thanks so much Mike! I am good, tired, a long way to go still. I will be back soon!


      • February 24, 2016 at 8:39 pm

        Apart from all your real life problems, it’s a common thing to be tired by blogging as intensely as you have been, James. Good luck and I look forward to seeing you back at it when you are ready.

        Liked by 1 person

      • February 24, 2016 at 9:04 pm

        Thank You! I am pretty sure I wont be gone to long. Just need to get settled. My love of reading is strong I i love sharing about the books I read!

        Liked by 1 person

  2. February 24, 2016 at 1:01 pm

    Best of luck, James! We’ll be here when you get back. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    • February 24, 2016 at 1:27 pm

      Thanks Bob! Thanks for your support. Be back soon!


  3. February 24, 2016 at 1:31 pm

    Sorry to hear about all your troubles, James. Take care of yourself and your family and blogging will always be here when you’re ready to dive in again.

    Liked by 1 person

    • February 24, 2016 at 3:55 pm

      Thanks Tammy! I truly appreciate the support! I don’t think I will be able to stay away to long.


  4. February 24, 2016 at 5:43 pm

    Sorry to hear about everything. Definitely do what you need to IRL first because that is what is most important. Blogging will be hear when you are ready to return.

    Liked by 1 person

    • February 24, 2016 at 5:58 pm

      Thanks Lisa! Much appreciated! I will be back on my feet soon!


  5. February 24, 2016 at 5:59 pm

    Sorry to hear about your troubles, I hope things will work out. I think you’re doing the right thing to take a break, you need to take care of yourself first over everything else! It sounds like you’ve been putting too much pressure on your shoulders to post when your heart just wasn’t in it, so sometimes it’s just best to take a step back and let the fun back in. All the best to you James, we’ll be here when you get back!

    Liked by 1 person

    • February 24, 2016 at 7:01 pm

      Thanks Stephenie! I appreciate all of your support! I will still be around checking out everybody’s post and I will be back blogging when I get back on my feet.


  6. February 24, 2016 at 7:59 pm

    So sorry to hear you’re going through such a hard time James. Best of wishes to you and your family. You most certainly deserve a break and we’ll all be here when you’re ready to come back 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    • February 24, 2016 at 9:14 pm

      Thanks so much! I am thankful for everyone’s support. I will still be around and the blog will be back!

      Liked by 1 person

  7. February 24, 2016 at 8:54 pm

    Take care, brother. We”ll miss you, but I totally understand the need to get away and start fresh once it is fun again. And as for your new real life adventure, I wish you guys the best and will be keeping you in my thoughts. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    • February 24, 2016 at 9:10 pm

      Thanks Brother! Your support is much appreciated! I will still be following your blog. I will be blogging again soon. Once I am settled i will be back!

      Liked by 1 person

  8. February 25, 2016 at 1:26 am

    Hope the break does you the world of good mate. Cancer is a pretty horrible part of being human and my thoughts are with your dad. Hope he kicks it’s arse.

    Liked by 1 person

  9. February 26, 2016 at 9:17 am

    Thoughts are with you man. When you return I will be eagerly reading and commenting. Good luck on getting settled.

    Liked by 1 person

  10. February 29, 2016 at 6:11 pm

    My very best to you and your family. I will keep you all in my thoughts.
    And I look forward to your return in these… realms 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    • February 29, 2016 at 6:40 pm

      Thank You so much! much appreciated! I look forward to returning soon!


  11. March 2, 2016 at 8:42 pm

    Sorry to hear about everything you’re going through, James. Take your time getting back to the blog; focus on you and your family, and making sure everything is well again, and you and them are happy. We’ll still be here when you get back 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    • March 2, 2016 at 9:11 pm

      Thank You! Very much appreciated
      ! I hope I will be settled soon, and back blogging!


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