Spending Some Time in LA

October 23, 2009 ~ 10:45am

It has been rather stressful summer for me. Lots of ups and downs both personally and professionally.

Unsurprisingly, I survived the last round of layoffs, but in some weird way I would not have been upset had I been let go. Quite a few "alternate" scenarios played out in my head. I'm an excuse person, I need an excuse to do something and not the other way around. Losing your job would be a great excuse to take some time off and relax or do some exotic traveling (China perhaps?).

Anyways I landed in LA last night. Going to spend some time with my brother and some friends. Would have posted this last night but couldn't figure out airport WiFi. As always I have an excuse for this trip too, there's a band playing that I couldn't see in Detroit. Thought this would be fun.

Everybody needs a "reset" once in a while. Hopefully when I get back I will feel like I'm back at "zero" and not stuck in the red, like the whole world around me.

Look for some updates in the usual places ...

Re: Spending Some Time in LA

by: Anonymous on: October 23, 2009 ~ 02:19pm

As long as you keep the lesson and forget the experience from those stressful situations, we should be good ... right?

I agree with the 'excuse'. These past few months, I've felt like 'If only I worked with the current set of people, work... I'd be in a totally different place today' all for the lack of my own inaction!
Where did China come from? Aruba or the Bahamas ... not exotic enough?

you'll end up higher than *0* for sure, not lower ... and no red ...

Re: Spending Some Time in LA

by: Mauriat Miranda on: October 23, 2009 ~ 04:09pm

There was a wedding in China that I really wanted to attend, but couldn't due to lack of vacation days.

Re: Spending Some Time in LA

by: Same Anonymous on: October 23, 2009 ~ 06:02pm

Wow... reading my first reply and it really does not make sense, but you get it don't you... it does seem like I've eaten a bunch of words!

aw... okay, I guess China could be exotic too.

i'm never gettin' hitched again...

by: anonymous 2 on: November 4, 2009 ~ 07:33am

if i ever get divorced and remarry, i'll simply go down to city hall and get da marriage license. & daz it.

weddings r too stressful...

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