Happy Monday, friends! How have you been? Things are good here. I thought I had this quarantine life figured out, but June was a little tough! I think I finally realized things won't be back to normal soon, even though it appears to be an American past time to pretend that the virus doesn't exist.… Continue reading FO – Seaside Bunting, and Other Odds and Ends
Happy New Year, friends! It's hard to believe that it's 2020 already, much less the start of a new decade! Will you walk down memory lane with me for a bit, as I think about this past decade? By January 2010, I'd been in Austin for just two years but it didn't feel like home… Continue reading A Chapter Closes
Hello friends! Happy Halloween! This year I am copping out and wearing some kitty ears as my costume. It is the most I am willing to dress up while at work. I hope you all are doing well. I'M NOT THINKING ABOUT MY TEST AT ALL. NOPE. NOT ME. It's not constantly eating away at… Continue reading Trying to Stay Focused
Hello friends! US readers, I hope you've had a restful Labor Day weekend. Right now it's rainy and cozy outside. The weather this weekend was thankfully below 100 degrees, which was nice. Here's what I've been up to: Studying (boo) The fiscal year for our main client ended on Friday. Now that the fiscal year… Continue reading Labor Day Weekend Roundup
Yesterday was a great day, and I'm still digesting everything. On Monday, my project manager emailed me, asking me if I felt comfortable doing a client presentation on Friday. I was definitely honored to be given the opportunity. But I was also terrified. I'm used to giving classes at work for safety topics, but I've… Continue reading Elation
Somehow it's already August 1st, which means that all the reports I've been working on since November need to be completed by August 31st. I have edits back on three reports, and still need to finish three (four?) neglected reports. It will all come together, but it will be a little crazy. I was rescheduling… Continue reading Why is it August?
I'm the kind of person who thrives on discipline and routine. Otherwise, I don't have motivation to complete my goals. There are many times I don't really feel like running, for example, but I know I'll feel really guilty if I don't. And so I run. Or cleaning my house. I'm never, like, "YAYYY I… Continue reading The Importance of Taking Time Outs