New Apartment

It’s not bad. I’d eventually like to get something better, but this will do great for right now. Close enough for Nate to come over and swim and I can start to get all my things out of storage and collect my possessions back into a living space again.

Zion National Park, Utah

Zion National Park was a beautiful oasis in the middle of flat plains and nothingness. After driving for hundreds of miles with nothing worthwhile to look at, you find yourself suddenly confronted with rock formations out of nowhere that seem mountainous.

Devon Energy

So, here’s something new and different: I will be accepting an offer today with Devon Energy To work in corporate communications in Oklahoma City, OK. in the big new shiny building that dominates the downtown skyline. Really looking forward to it and it looks there’s a lot I will enjoy doing.

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My Sister, The Graduate

My sister got to walk across the stage today to receive her college diploma. When they announced her name, there were a lot of people cheering loudly for her. A testament to her like-ability.

Congrats sis, I’m proud of you.

Considering Seattle

Looking for work in Seattle, so is Shayla. Microsoft is the likely candidate but there are others in talks with as well. Have been meeting some online friends for the first time and met up with Jason, my friend from back in grade school as well. I like it here, but it is cold and wet probably more often than I’d like to admit.

Cycling, Extended Edition

Almost 40 miles today on the bike between Lake Hefner to Overholser and back and a few side trails. Also rode in a large group for the first time and I held my own. My asthma is a funny thing; once I get my second wind from it, I’m over it and pumped full of natural adrenalin, and I can go on and on. It might have been the last perfect day for riding and I took advantage of it. 🙂

Occupy HSBC

I used to do all my checking, savings, and have my main credit card with HSBC in Sydney and in NYC. I have a good credit score and was never late on a payment with my credit card, keeping balance usually at $0. I assumed I was a model customer to my bank. In early 2009, I got a notice from HSBC saying they were lowering my available credit limit on my credit card by 97%.

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