Welcome to the first Flashback Friday of April 2015. I cannot believe how quickly March flew by. It was a little bumpy with being sick and other personal reasons but I did have a lot of moments where I felt super motivated and was able to accomplish a lot of things. I look forward to this new month and everything it has to offer.
I have been working a lot on job hunting and it finally paid off – sort of. I was sent an email stating that I was hired by a company, however, they are not currently processing new hires so I may have to wait until mid-April for that opportunity to really come into fruition. Even though I want to start working there yesterday (ha!) I feel more confident now and not as frustrated. My hard work is paying off!!
I was also contacted by a company that liked my resume & background and wanted to know if I was interested in a web design position. Unfortunately, I have not done web designing in a very long time. I create images from time to time, but I haven’t done any designing recently so I had to pass it up. Web design is what got me into blogging in the first place and I plan on taking some courses and using one of my other websites to practice on since that is just a fun project I am working on behind the scenes. Until I am super confident in designing, I won’t be offering that as a service to people that want to hire me.
The weather here has been rainy and humid, however, we have had some nice days as well. On a particularly warmer day I decided it was a nice day to take a walk to the beach. I was going to just go for a little meditation session but I decided to invite my sister so we could just relax and enjoy the weather. We climbed down some bolder’s to get closer to the ocean and just sat for a bit enjoying the salty air. It eventually started to get humid and drizzle so we had to walk back home, but it was nice to just enjoy the day. I cannot wait for the summer – I plan on going to the beach at least a couple times a week.
I have been doing a lot of online projects and this week I thought it would be nice to have a change of scenery. Instead of working in the office or living room I decided to pack up my laptop and head over to the local community college library. It was quiet, air conditioned and being in a different atmosphere just really got me in a different head space. I am going to make it a habit to go there a couple of times a month because I enjoyed it so much.
Around the web
+ I found a website where you can mail your friend (or enemy) an envelope of glitter called Mail A B*tch Glitter. I am thinking about sending a couple of envelopes out this summer to some unsuspecting girl friends.
+ One of my goals this years is to read more. I read a lot of online articles but I have bit of an obsession with books. I enjoyed the system that they presented in this article about How to Read More and am going to attempt to put it into practice.
+ Speaking of reading, I found out about a free book [Romantic Comedy, Kindle Edition] 3:AM Kisses by Addison Moore. I will do a book review after I read it and I am not sure how long it will be available for free. If you don’t have a Kindle did you know that you can download a free Kindle app for your tablet, smartphone or computer. I forgot that I had some books already loaded on mine so I downloaded the app to my laptop and now I can read them whenever I please.
How was your week? What was your favorite part? What do you have planned for the weekend?
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