People With Time to Kill

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

I've Moved!

Since this project is over and we're moving onto the next one I'd like to throw out just another HUGE thanks to everyone that followed me through 2011 - this blog would be nothing without each and every one of you.  It's helped me realize that my writing means nothing if I can't share it with others and that I've got a long road ahead if I ever want to get officially published in the future.

So with all that in mind, I'm posting the link to the new blog, Project 52.  The first post went up on my birthday and I'll be posting at least one new blog a week which is a bit more realistic than once a day when you consider what my schedule is like sometimes!  I hope that you enjoyed 365 enough to give Project 52 a chance =)

Saturday, December 31, 2011


It's New Year's Eve and I'm not quite sure how this past year went by so fast!

I'm sure for those of you following, it was apparent quite a few months ago that I wasn't going to make my goal of of posting one blog every day or reaching 365 posts. Even though I didn't make it, I'm still proud of getting past the 250 mark. It's been a busy year full of ups and downs but I can't really say I'd change much. Each bump in the road is just another opportunity to learn something about myself.

As the minutes tick closer to midnight, and this blog comes to a close, I'm already looking forward to all the great things to come. Thanks so much for following me this past year and look out for the new blog starting next week: Project 52

Happy New Year everyone!

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Finding Time

People keep asking me what I've been up to lately and I keep having to explain that all I've been doing is working which is pretty sad.  In an attempt to reignite the creative juices that have been suffocating beneath my pile of work, I've gone back to be the beginning of the blog.  What I've realized after reading the first couple of months is that I owe quite a few updates on things I've failed to follow up on.  Mission accomplished - I hope you all (if any of you are still following) don't mind heading back for a bit =)

Monday, November 7, 2011

7 Weeks

What was supposed to be a brief break from blogging accidentally turned into a seven week hiatus.  I'm not quite sure where all the time went - I'm sure most of it was spent working in the park as I was managing the annual Stanley Park Ghost Train five nights a week.  As for the rest of the time, I can't really say I know exactly how it passed so quickly but I have a feeling most of it was spent sleeping since not much else went on this month. 

It's actually quite sad to see that in writing - clearly my hopes of finding a better work/life balance have not been realized at this point and I've put myself that much further away from achieving my goal of 365 posts this year.  As always, I've managed to discover a bit of a silver lining out of all of this - the blog has managed to continually draw readers even throughout my extended absence.  Yay for Google searches! =)

The past seven weeks have been very tiring, somewhat thankless, and even slightly lonely at times.  I've missed having a place to come express myself, even if it was only for a few lines.  Being away for so long has reminded me exactly why I started this blog in the first place and how much work there is still to be done before I reach some of those personal goals.  Absence has made my heart grow fonder and I'm looking forward to the rest of the ride.

Monday, September 19, 2011


I fell asleep last night before I could write a post.  Because I've already used up all of my 'missed day passes,' I guess this means I lost the bet.  Truthfully, I'm surprised I made it this long by sheer will some days as many of you can attest to.  I put in the 'bunk' comment option for good reason.  I knew that in the course of 365 days, there would be a number of bad days, hopefully out numbered by the good ones.

I'm still going to keep plugging away in hopes of reaching 365 posts by the time December 31st rolls around. While I may have lost my initial bet with a friend, who clearly doesn't know how to make a bet since there are no consequences stipulated should I lose, I still have a promise to keep to myself.  After all, I'm never going to get published if I quit at the first speed bump now am I?

Saturday, September 17, 2011


Coming, going, missing, meeting - I'd love to be without them to regain my sanity, but things would get too insane.  Something needs to be done in terms of deadlines for this blog because content under the current agreement sucks lately.  It's my own fault but you're the ones suffering which is unacceptable to me =)

Friday, September 16, 2011

Out of Touch

Looking through the posts this past month is a bit sad.  It really goes to show just how much I let myself get lost in work.  There have been so many missed opportunities to relax, unwind, and generally catch up with everything else in my life.  More time lost to work and sickness than actually spent enjoying it.

The worst part of drowning in work comes at this point, when I emerge and realize just how much I've missed.  It's almost like coming home after being away for an extended period of time.  Most things haven't changed drastically, but all those little changes add up after a while and you're left trying to find your footing.

Note to future self: remember how you feel right now and try to avoid it at all costs!