Hillbilly Zen – Blessings, Blogs, Blitzes and Battle Lines

I’ve known for quite some time that there are incredibly talented folks blogging on WordPress, and having to restrict my access to their work has brought that point home in a big way.  The writing, the photography and the art are just outstanding, and I want to thank each and every one of you for sharing your gifts with the world.  You truly make this planet a better place, each in your own unique way.

Ok, I’m done being all mushy.  For now, anyway.

Being unemployed blows, and having to spend limited internet time doing what I don’t like (filling out job applications) vs. what I like a lot (reading great blogs) blows big wind.  My account has finally reset, though, so y’all get ready to see gobs of Likes and comments on your blogs.  It’s going to take awhile to catch up, but as long as the coffee holds out, I’m good.

In between searching for a decent job and enjoying awesome blogs, I’ll be going into battle with a local tourist spot.  Their animals are being poorly cared for, some to the point of death, and it cannot be allowed to continue.  The administration of the facility has been notified and done nothing to correct the situation, so I’m currently in communication with the Board of Trustees and local officials.  If that doesn’t produce action, it’ll be time to take it up a notch and go to the media.  I’m really hoping that won’t be necessary, because other than the problem with the animals it’s a wonderful place.  I’ll keep you posted.

In the meantime, thank you again for sharing your wonderful work; getting up to date on what I’ve missed is such a pleasure.  Any prayers, good vibes and encouragement will be greatly appreciated!

27 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. peacelovegreatcountrymusic
    Apr 28, 2013 @ 12:33:41

    I love your blog and anytime you get to post, I’m glad to see you!


  2. smilecalm
    Apr 28, 2013 @ 12:56:32

    May you find work that supports your heart’s aspiration.


  3. matthewkirshenblatt
    Apr 28, 2013 @ 14:58:58

    You do what you have to, Hill Billy Zen. Either way, it is nice to hear from you again.


  4. m lewis redford
    Apr 28, 2013 @ 18:54:01

    here are a whole lot of prayers, vibes and encouragement: LIKE!


  5. Shoeful of Drool
    Apr 28, 2013 @ 19:46:37

    I’m glad we’ll get to hear from you more often! Best of luck with the tourist place, animals must be cared for.


  6. fairytaleepidemic
    Apr 29, 2013 @ 00:10:10

    Prayers + good vibes + encouragement all sent your way mama *hugs* For the job hunt and the animals ♥


    • hillbillyzen13
      Apr 29, 2013 @ 00:19:37

      Thanks, chicklet. Knowing how capricious the Universe can be, it wouldn’t surprise me if defending the critters somehow leads to a job. Thanks for the goodness. ~hugs~


  7. likeitiz
    May 01, 2013 @ 13:48:12

    Welcome back. You were missed, for sure! Now the party is complete again. It’s time to rock and roll!


  8. peacelovegreatcountrymusic
    May 02, 2013 @ 14:39:28

    LOVE your blog so much. You get the Very Inspiring Blogger Award. Deets here: http://peacelovegreatcountrymusic.com/2013/05/02/blogaward/


  9. Zen Doe
    May 03, 2013 @ 09:25:35

    Best of luck with finding a job that really suits who you are – and supports your farming habit! 😉


    • hillbillyzen13
      May 03, 2013 @ 18:00:43

      Thank you so much for the good vibes, and for having such a great blog. My farm makes me crazy sometimes, so it’s wonderful to be able to visit yours and get re-centered.


  10. dailydramaofrelationships
    May 27, 2013 @ 23:17:57

    Hey Tams! Miss and love ya! We haven’t talked in a while, but I hope all is well. I work from noon to 7:30 tomorrow so I’ll try to give you a call. Any progress with the situation?


  11. dailydramaofrelationships
    May 27, 2013 @ 23:23:07

    Can’t tell if my post posted or not so here’s it all over again in a nutshell. We miss and love you and hope all is well. I’ll try and call you as soon as I can. I work tomorrow to Thursday…so hopefully, expect a call on Friday or if I forget feel free to call me 🙂 how is the “situation”?


  12. janna hill
    Nov 24, 2014 @ 21:07:06



  13. coastalcrone
    Dec 04, 2014 @ 16:47:32

    Good luck on the job search and helping out the animals. When you do something for others with no thought for yourself, something good comes back to you. Thanks for the recent visit to my blog. Yours is always a pleasure!


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