Many milestones that have come and gone in the last couple of years:
We had to move back to Texas
I had to go back to work
We had to move to Austin
I vested in my pension
One future milestone is when my wife officially retires (legally, as in receives a pension -- not just stops working, which actually happened in 2011). But mostly I have just been counting down the days. Last year. Last month.
And today I officially started my last pay period. The last day of this two-week period will be my last day at work. If all goes as planned, it will be my last wage-earning W2 type of job, ever!
It's starting to feel real now.
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Latest 3 Posts
Giving up on IndieWeb - Again!
I have a long, tortured history with the IndieWeb. It's like social media - each time I think I'm over it I rage-quit and then I later return. I forget all the bad things and remember only the good and I tell myself this time it will be different. In other words, I never...READ MORE
Reconnected with micro.blog
Finished with the basic migration to eleventy and adding Indieweb microformats and webmentions. I think I have all this working now. Time to connect back to micro.blog and test it out!READ MORE
Built with Eleventy
I'll write up the details later, but this site is now being created/parsed/compiled, etc. using Eleventy. I'm still pushing it to GitHub, and Netlify is grabbing it and serving it. That part's the same. Just different under the hood. Also a new design/theme, and redoing...READ MORE
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