Happy Holidays

Happy New Year here from Puerto Rico!  It’s been a bit rainy, but I’m still in shorts and able to get to the beach once a week.  I often lose perspective of the good qualities of wherever I’m living, but it’s easy to be appreciative being able to lay on the beach in January.   …

Life Design

I’m currently at Boundless Mezcal Cafe in Cartagena (cold brew plus their empty upstairs area is a great working combo), on the last day of my trip in Colombia.  I started out in Barranquilla, Colombia, which sadly I would not recommend, and abandoned a hotel room that still had 4 more days paid for.  It …

Normal Stuff

It’s weird how much of our lives are on autopilot routines, and when we make a lasting change, we wonder why we didn’t do that before?  I’m really trying to autopilot more of my life lately, with less decisions.   I stopped doing superior workouts (functional bodybuilding via Marcus Filly) that I paid a lot …

Thanksgiving and Update

How woefully unprepared and overconfident can one be before and during the Nanowrimo writing challenge?  I think I answered it satisfactorily for myself. I was looking forward last week to updating you on my amazing progress, how it would be a close finish, and that I was barely on track to get my 50,000 word …

Basic Week

The sun is back in Puerto Rico after a hazy month.  I forgot about needing sunscreen at the beach yesterday, and was rewarded with a cherry colored back.  I’ll take it though, I miss having the first real deep tan of my life that I got from the first few months here.   It was …