Forty-Three

I Quit Another big year in the books. 43 Has been a big one for me because I changed careers – like… totally changed. I quit my job as an Engineering Manager after spending around 17 years in IT & Marketing and became one of them there YouTubers. On November 2, 2020, I walked out of O.C. Tanner for the last time (actually, we were working at home so I think I just turned in my stuff) and, along with it, into the entrepreneurial world of self employment. We spent a while saving up money to essentially self fund out little …

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Forty-Two

It’s 2020, so there are a lot of ups and downs that come with that but I have to say that 41 has been an excellent year. A few highlights: TEENAGERS: Holy Teenagers, Batman! We have three at the moment, plus Ava, who is 10. This has been one of the toughest experiences of parenting for us. That thing they tell you, about how teenagers brain lobes disconnect and start to reform? It’s true. Our very intelligent little ones are going through a phase of impaired judgement, obliviousness and challenge. I don’t think I do well with it. Katrina is, …

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Forty-One

What a year! In many ways, my forty-first year was the best of my life. Here are some highlights. Katrina went back to work part time. She works about 20 hours/week at a Physical Therapist office and it’s been good. There has been a lot of questioning about whether she should be home more or if it’s fine and I’d say all in all it’s worked out just fine. I started my new job as a Software Engineering Manager at O.C. Tanner. In a couple of weeks it will have been a year and it’s been the most challenging and …

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