There are days when I really miss flying. Here is a list of the things I am missing about the life.
I have noticed I am not the only one struggling to work on my creative stuff. But ... I also can't help but feel like this is a gift from the universe. A gift of time to work on anything I ever thought would be a fun creative job.
I go through phases of productivity and fear. I go through the gauntlet of thoughts - like I guess it is time to figure out my life.
Well it is probably going to be a hot minute before I see another sunset in Puerto Vallarta and not because it is almost the end of my Mexico flying season but because starting today - April 1st, 2020 - I am officially on a "leave of absence" (aka voluntarily laid off) from my work. I … Continue reading #grounded: Day 1
Mother of all things holy - the pitch week has been insane. I decided before I talked to anyone - there would need to be a set of guidelines that I had to follow. Any pitch needed to be well executed and informed; I would feel comfortable with the person I would need to … Continue reading Pitch Week & MLM Experiment Guidelines
It was only a few nights ago that I was in a random taco bar in Huatulco, Mexico with my crew. Sometimes flying is like having 2 Dads and some step siblings all crammed together trying to make group decisions. Every now and again you get a group of people that just kind of fit … Continue reading HUATULCO: Pacific Ocean Boat Rides, 6 Degrees of Separation & Icy Cold Dos Equis
I am literally having the strangest day ever. Let me paint the picture for you: It is about 430pm on a Monday – I am sitting in my car - a 2013 FIAT 500 2 door, hatchback - in Nose Hill Park in Calgary, overlooking the city – it is a pretty nice fall day. … Continue reading Today is Strange.
Debt fatigue occurs when a debtor becomes overwhelmed by the amount of debt incurred and the seeming futility of the debt repayment process, and it may result in a debtor giving up on making loan payments and beginning to overspend again. This is for real and my life. DEBT FATIGUE. As of April … Continue reading The One Where I Talk About Debt Fatigue and What I Am Doing About It.
Let me paint the picture for you: It is Good Friday. I worked a redeye from Cancun the night previous and we were mega delayed. Like mega, mega delayed – we were supposed to land at 5 am – we didn’t land till 7am. I had thought that what I would do was sleep for … Continue reading 10 Introverted Side Hustler Things To Do for Fun When You Are Spending Your Money Paying Off Your Debt!
It is my morning off. I am in Calgary, drinking my very large McDonald’s coffee in my bed watching Youtube – because I have next to zero responsibilities until 1135pm when I need to check in for work. It is a rare occasion I am home alone; the weather has broken its unbearable cold … Continue reading Things I Think About: Burnout & Life Trajectory