I was also laid off from the job where I overachieved and overproduced - where I poured my soul into, in fact - in a tragically comic series of managerial blunders. I am once again free to pick up the pieces, and given again the responsibility to re-center and reform myself into something greater. I am 80% of the way there already, after only two months. I revamped my resume, taken to teaching myself C# (one of the hottest modern programming languages), and re-prioritized time for the people most important to me. I will be visiting many of them this holliday season.
The importance of, "having something to look forward to", and "it is not worth working if you're not working _towards_ something", are two lessons that I have been reminding myself of daily.
Also worth noting, it that I have become a c-span junkie.
Along with a buddy of mine, we have taken on a project to breathe new life into the raw industrial space of an old garment factory into art studios. This is part of a grand revitilization project for the city of Troy. There is a tremendous amount of planning involved. My main responsibility so far has been designing the floor plan of the space. It's very exciting. Hallways, lighting, studio dimensions, blueprints, feng shui, and fancy visual design elements. It's been gobbling up much of my time. I am in hog heaven. We will chronicle the progress as we go, and hopefully put together a short documentary of the project once it's completed. I will also be acquiring a large photography studio, in which I will be setting up shop in my own beloved hometown.
I am again in love with the universe. Continue Reading…
Posted by Administrator on Dec 15, 2004