Looking Back at October 2022

Looking Back at October 2022

This last month has been a rollercoaster. It started off with me not being in the mood to read anything new, and that kind of continued all month. Don't get me wrong, I did read some things as you'll see but mostly I just read segments of previously read books. And I didn't play any video games as I focused the month on Twitch with body painting. Well, I did play Dreamlight Valley but it was still less gaming than I normally do overall.…

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Looking Back at September 2022

Looking Back at September 2022

How is the month over already? I swear this year is flying by... and dragging at the same time. It was a combination of training, customer support, twitch streaming, reading an armful of books, and bodypainting. So, you know, the usual.…

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If I Could Go Anywhere… My Travel Bucket List

If I Could Go Anywhere… My Travel Bucket List

I am a homebody as well as someone with wanderlust. I want to see the world, but I also enjoy spending time at home, cuddled up on the couch (or at my desk). And almost all of my previous travel adventures have been with my family. But, whenever I did travel, some of my favorite things were traveling somewhere new, learning about the history of those locations, and experiencing new things. The polar opposite of who I am at home. Or, more specifically, the things I would like to do/experience.…

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Looking Back at August 2022

Looking Back at August 2022

This month was a busy one. Things kicked off at work (i.e. finished my main training and started supporting customers), a bunch of family events, a work trip, and more teeth work. I don't think I had a single week where I didn't have something going on. So, this post is probably going to be a bit long as I look back at everything that happened in the last month.…

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The Boston Travel Diaries: Oh the Things You’ll Eat

The Boston Travel Diaries: Oh the Things You’ll Eat

I hemmed and hawed over whether or not to make a post on the places we went to eat to. Mainly as we only when out for dinner and I didn’t take any pictures the first day as I was too exhausted from the plane ride to do so. But heck it, what’s one missing picture?!…

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The Boston Travel Diaries: First Time Flying in Years

The Boston Travel Diaries: First Time Flying in Years

I probably won’t be posting every day, but I will be posting a few times during my trip. It’s a business trip so it’s not like I’m doing anything extremely exciting to post about. But it is my first trip for business ever and first time flying in years. Pretty sure it’s been seven or eight years since my last flight.​ And I thought this might be a fun idea.…

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Looking Back at July 2022

Looking Back at July 2022

Another month has already come and gone this year. While I'm looking forward to summer being done as I'm not a major fan of the season, I also don't want to rush the end of the year. But I feel good about everything I accomplished this month. For starters, I addressed and fixed my top front teeth which had been making me feel self-conscious about speaking or smiling. I still need to address all the rest of my teeth, but I think this was a major step in the right direction. Plus, there's only so much I can afford at a time. Especially since I maxed out the insurance for what it can cover. So, I'm saving up to do the next set, but I don't know exactly when that's going to happen. Another thing is I did all my major training for the job I started mid-May with multiple presentations that made me super nervous, but I felt really good once they were each done especially when I heard the feedback. I think the next step there is getting customers and actually supporting them, but I'm feeling confident and still looking forward to every day at work. Which is more than I could say about my previous job.…

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Looking Back at June 2022

Looking Back at June 2022

I've officially been at my new job for a full month and have spent the entire time training. It's been interesting, as it's felt like I've been at school for a month instead of actually working. There have been homework assignments, presentations, and demonstrations of knowledge. I'll be curious to see what happens once I get into actually working tasks/issues. But so far it's been non-stop learning. I finished off the month by giving a demonstration of what I had learned thus far and will have several more of these next month. I think it went pretty well, and I found it interesting how to go into the presentation, as it was different from how I gave trainings in the past.…

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