Career and Life Update Jan 2017

I had a revelation. A new outlook on life, as it may be. I’m going to do that sneaky thing though and make you wait to find out what it is until you get to the end. Fortunately for you, it’s a quick update on how my career and life are going overall. It’s been almost … Read more…

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…