Saturday, August 23, 2008

One Thing I Have Learned

Going through a lot of angst lately...lately? Well maybe still is a better definitive word for the end of that sentence. The point is that I have been exhausted, emotionally riding the roller coaster and working away from home for many more days that usual. The end of this wild ride may be on the horizon but then, as I know, the next chapter begins. I am in the middle of attempting to sell a family business and untangling years of snarled up finances, family grievances, bitter resentments and employee anxieties. Following this there will still be piece parts left that will be shared but there will be no employees. The bitter resentments will no doubt be present as well as the family grievances. The snarled up finances should be unsnarled and the management of the remaining resources should be in neutral hands. The disposal of the remainder should be dealt with by those neutral parties and then, and only then, will the ride end. Well that particular ride anyway.

If there's one thing I have garnered through this journey of pitfalls and pot holes it's the fact that there are very few blissful moments. Grab what you can when it appears. Bliss is so sweet that it has to be short lived. If it lasted longer than the few seconds it does, well then we would all have other problems as a result of that euphoria.


Diane Mandy said...

Sounds like you're going through a lot! Hang in there, lady!

Joyful Days said...

Navigating anything to do with family is frustrating at best, agonizing is more the norm. Sorry you get to be the detangler.

Bliss...that is elusive.