After I left my job in August, my plan was to not work - or even look for a job - until the beginning of 2012. I planned to spend my time cleaning house - both literally and figuratively - handling some of my mom's estate issues and just, well, healing. And probably spending way more time than I wanted in NY.
But by the end of September I understood that my time wouldn't be well spent in my hometown right now, and the estate stuff, which had felt so big and overwhelming a few months ago, is a little more under control, and a lot less time consuming, than I'd envisioned. And what was I going to do with all this free time?
An opportunity arose to work part time, I took it, and it's been the most fun I've had at a job since 2005. I still get the time I need to myself, but when I'm working, I'm busy enough to be focused on the work, and to have some fun with it. I'm so thankful things worked out the way they did.
A few days ago, I was responsible for some tasks that required wearing this:
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