I completed another trip around the sun today.

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by SoulSurfer, Oct 29, 2020.

  1. SoulSurfer

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    Today marks my completing my 68th "trip around the sun". It certainly was not uneventful. I always take that time to do a bit of introspection on "what did I learn this year".

    I reaffirmed that I could learn new skills when I became a graphic photo-editor, working in layers, recolouring and so much more. My guitar playing skills certainly got amped up too, along the way, although I really miss performing with a band.

    I learned that these pandemic times, brought me closer to my partner-in-antics. She still hasn't thrown me off the penthouse balcony, so that's a good thing. We are also so much closer to our kids (while maintaining social distance). I have learned to appreciate my family even more.

    I took stock of the NFP (Not-For-Profit) work and my clients and have such respect and admiration for them all. Their bravery during thesis difficult times, fuels me to do more for them.

    I still haven't learned to give myself a break. I seem to be more demanding on myself and try and always remember that we all work at different paces. Translated - encourage others to reach their maximum potential. We all hold ourselves to higher even if different standards.

    I don’t know how many trips I've got left, but I certainly will make the best of them.

    Peace out - JP
     
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    Yep, another great day to be alive. Congrats. ENJOY!!!
     
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    Happy Birthday. :)

    Now get back into PhotoShop and see how long it takes you to deliver the thing your client asked for, starting: "Could you just..." :D
     
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    Happy day, good sir, with wishes for many more.
     
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