July 7, 2022

This morning, our internet service provider was experiencing a service outage, so no YouTube, lol. I received my offer letter yesterday. The tentative start is in less than 2-weeks, pending the successful completion of my background check. I have to give my notice of resignation soon, which I will probably do tomorrow. The process always … Continue reading July 7, 2022

July 5, 2022

The fireworks last night were less intrusive. My dog didn't bark until my daughter arrived home after midnight. I don't celebrate Independence Day for reasons that run deeply. I have been drawing a lot lately. Stress and bouts with depression are happening more frequently. I am waiting to hear back from a prospective employer with … Continue reading July 5, 2022

March 27, 2022

The first week of Spring, but it felt like Summer. Those on the East Coast will likely disagree. Another week of long hours and unrealistic expectations at work. We celebrated my grandson's eighth birthday over the weekend. He is growing up quickly. I watched stand-up comedy performed by Earthquake, Arsenio Hall, and Jeff Foxworthy on … Continue reading March 27, 2022

February 8, 2022

I applied to a company in San Francisco, CA, for a remote position. I did my initial research to learn that it is an early-stage startup company. My experience with startup companies has not been good; the present situation included. I am contemplating canceling my interview appointment, but I don't want to close the door … Continue reading February 8, 2022

January 13, 2022

As the week started, I felt joy from hitting a monumental milestone; then, reality brought me back. Time is getting smaller, and the needs are getting more significant. Since Sunday, my wife has been sick; getting an Urgent Care slot is next to impossible. Today, she got an appointment. My cracked tooth stopped hurting, and … Continue reading January 13, 2022