Journal Entry – 5.25.2018

It is 8:48 PM on the night before my birthday.  The weather has been foggy and we’ve even had a bit of rain recently.  I feel as though I’ve been in a bit of a fog myself recently with the big change going on in my life.  Next week is my last week working for my current company and then I jump right back in to the next adventure.

G-Shock watch G-72010

My wife recently got an Apple 3-series watch.  This made me think I might start wearing a watch again.  I haven’t worn a watch since 2004 but took a look in my drawer and found my old G-Shock watch that my wife got me as a birthday present when we were dating back in 2004. I never wore it because I had become accustomed to looking at my cell phone for the time.

Journal Entry – 5.12.2018

It is 9:08 AM on Saturday, May 12th.  It is a beautiful day as the weather is already warm, the birds are singing and there isn’t a cloud in the sky.  It is also the day before Mother’s Day and my wife is happy with a brand new Apple Watch which according to her is her early birthday present.  Since it is a big gift I’m off the hook for a Mother’s Day gift but we do have a nice day planned for tomorrow.  I’ll get up early and go crabbing with my buddy Sadao and hopefully I’ll catch one or two.  Sadao also taught me how to make crab flavored miso soup which would be a great addition to our cookout tomorrow.

Check-in at 40 part two

It is 5:11 AM on Friday, May 11th.

Check-in at 40 part one

In a previous post  mentioned that things were changing and that I felt a new chapter of my life has begun.  The turning of the page has become even more a reality in the past two days which have extended beyond just how I feel and act but soon in what I do for a living.  I’ve accepted a new job and should be starting on June 4th (actual date still being firmed up).  I am going back to the airlines and this was one opportunity where all my requirements to change fell into place:  I’ll work from home, the salary is better, the company is great, I remain in the travel industry and after I’m established can pretty much dictate my own schedule.  I’ll also be dealing with many of the same customers so the transition won’t be too difficult.

Check-in at 40 years old

It is 4:3.0 AM on Tuesday May 8th.  I woke up at 3:30 AM and got all my chores done which were:  throw the compost garbage out, put dishes away, wash dirty dishes, get coffee ready and drink wheat grass.  It sounds like this would only take a couple of minutes but getting it all done takes about 45 minutes.