Category Archive: Life

Apr 06

Eleven Years Later

I alluded to this a bit in the last post, but now my anxiety levels are low enough to actually discuss the situation. So, I’m moving. Story goes a bit like this: We receive letter from property management a week ago. Letter says, in effect, “it’s been nice paying a nice relatively-low rent for a …

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Apr 01

Silver Lining Moment: The Air Conditioner

I always dread the approach of warmer weather because it means (at a particular average temperature threshold) mounting the A/C unit into the bedroom window overlooking the carpark area between the buildings in this apartment complex. Well, thanks to recent events, that won’t be an issue. At least, it’s staggeringly unlikely that it’ll be an …

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Feb 08

Soon No Longer To Be The Ultimate Answer

Four weeks from now, I cease to be the Ultimate Answer To Life, The Universe, And Everything. I don’t know what the number 43 is. Wikipedia doesn’t give me anything interesting to go on. I guess we’ll find out, won’t we? Enjoy it while it lasts, eh? Oh, and if you’re considering buying me things …

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Feb 03

Starting A Thing

Last night I began assembling ideas and “locations” and characters and plot beats for a writing project. I can’t promise anything grand, but I woke up this morning and didn’t immediately say to myself, “What a terrible idea, what was I thinking?” so maybe there’s hope for this one. We’ll see.

Dec 31

Accentuate The Positive

I exercised more, and I ate junk food a lot less, thus I became a bit healthier. I even lost a few pounds, and a few inches around the waistline. I won not one but two raises (with additional responsibilities, mind you) at my job. I maintained the most important relationships in my life. I …

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Dec 02

Ablative Pay Increase

Ablative Pay Increase: The raise you receive at just about the same time as costs go up in every other part of your life, such that you actually end up taking home less money every month but hey, it could’ve been worse, right?

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