I thought I had life by the tail in late April of this year — I had secured a new job, fallen in love, and moved into the home I purchased after living in a rental apartment for several years post-divorce. Life was starting to resemble what I had hoped. Naturally, the universe had to rebalance itself, and things started to get a little bumpy soon after. In early May, I was involved in a minor car accident that resulted in my reliable 2013 Kia Sportage being a total loss. Instantly, I was forced to start car shopping so I had transportation. Just as it’s the worst housing market in which to be a home buyer right now, it is also the worst time to be buying a new or used vehicle — car prices are inflated due to the chip shortage and and other factors. Nevertheless, I was able to find a vehicle I am happy with (2020 Toyota RAV4 XLE) on Carvana.com and it was delivered to my door in late May. [Read more…]
I assembled my Uplift L-Shaped Standing Desk over the span of a couple days due to other commitments. I still need to photograph everything in its final configuration—I moved the desk to the opposite wall since it gave me more room for the rowing machine. I am really looking forward to having the added versatility back that a stand-up desk allows. I have missed it ever since migrating to Work From Home (WFH) full-time in March 2020. [Read more…]
This was originally posted on Facebook on June 2, 2019 and is reposted here by the author.
I’ve thought about a post like this many times and talked myself out of it because I don’t like talking about my personal life with anyone (I can count the times I’ve done it on one hand, with fingers left over) — what business is it who I love or am attracted to? And in the absence of a love to declare for a particular person, what’s the point?
The point is to be fully seen, to be transparent, and share an important part of who I am. The point is to fully “be”. [Read more…]