The strangest thing about a five year goal is that, at the end of those five years, you’ve either reached your goal or failed. Five years is a long time, long enough that you forget there’s an end to whatever it is you’re doing. So, when the end looms, it’s particularly unsettling. It feels like a steep drop into nothingness. It also feels like the last days of school, summer just out of reach but beckoning. There’s a lot of excitement and terror at once, is what I’m saying. Some…
What I did on my Sunday equivalent
Remember the guy who broke the window? Well, after trekking into the city for Grand Jury, the trial being rescheduled something like five times, me coming in and spending half the day waiting for trial—only to have the guy sack his lawyer and have the whole thing be rescheduled again—he was found guilty of an obvs misdemeanour and will be sentenced March 23rd. The date of the incident was November 8th. I have learned that the wheels of justice/law turn slowly, like so slowly. Here’s how yesterday went. 6:15a-ish—Got to…
Open Sundays, sorry if that’s a problem
Open on Sundays, sorry if that’s a problem I am, by most counts, a great transit commuter. I have TriMet on my RSS, so I catch announcements. I pay attention to reader boards in case of sudden changes. I’ve built a 20-30 minute cushion into my commute in case of total WTFs. So, when I saw that the west side MAX line was being worked on I was not concerned about probable 15-20 minute delays. I had my cushion. However, it is TriMet. So, instead of arriving at…
An update of sorts
Something made, something watched, something did and nails.
Now I have seen Seattle
Sunday we went up to Seattle and it was super fun, but totally wiped me out (although in that positive way where you feel like you accomplished something). So it took me a couple of days to realise I should be all, there are pictures! If you want to see! Now back to moving. Hopefully I will not be distracted by the library sale again today. It sort of defeats the purpose of packing all my books when I go and get more.