Career Update: Hurry Up and Wait

The last two weeks at work have all followed an eerily similar pattern: Get into work Make breakfast (instant oatmeal and tea) Attend daily standup meeting Make another cup of tea Write blog posts/Twitter/Reddit Play bags More internet Eat lunch More internet Chat with coworkers More internet Leave work I’m not saying I’m bored, but … Read more…

Dealing with the Guilt

If you’re a long time reader, or have read my financial background posts (one & two), you’ll remember I wasn’t born into the upper-middle class lifestyle. I grew up pretty poor. Medicaid, food stamps, government housing, free breakfast and lunches at school, and low-cost after-school care was my life for the first 6 years. Then … Read more…