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7 days ago

Lost in A book

Argh! I had an entry typed but now it’s gone. And the sad thing is, I can’t even remember what I wrote about besides some social commentary that probably no one cared about. I had the house to my...


July 13, 2021

Meh in A book

Ok, I’m over painting. haha. (That didn’t take long) I know this is DIY life, but I keep finding lots of things where the previous owners of the house did things in sort of a half-hearted way, or...


July 01, 2021

Forgotten titles in A book

Hah. I called that last entry “mud” because I began writing with drywall mud on my hands and clothes, but then I forgot to talk about it. All the DIY life stuff is in full swing. I’ve done a mill...


July 01, 2021

Mud in A book

Been thinking about Prosebox and the state of things, re: the doxxing that everyone knows about, and I feel like the community could use a word of calm about it all. I really feel like the threa...


June 22, 2021

Here in A book

Ok. I am here. The move is done, I write from in the house, and almost everything is final. We loaded up the entire home in MN on a Saturday morning, and by midnight it was all inside our new hom...


June 16, 2021

Memo to PB in A book

Let’s write, don’t hide. Be open in “public”, candid in “members only”, safely anonymous in all, except for people you trust 1 on 1. This is a community, and for it to thrive we need to be here ...


June 09, 2021

Better in A book

Hey there. I’m doing better than I was. Like I mentioned last time, I had fallen into one of my anxiety holes for a few days. It happens, it happens to a lot of men anymore I think - it’s the pr...


June 03, 2021

Overwhelmed in A book

I am back here again… in one of my anxiety spirals. It’s been a couple of years, and this time I don’t really know in particular what is getting to me. I have started a new job. This is my seco...


May 19, 2021

The spirit of the age in A book

After an IG live discussion the other day, I wanted to write something about the state of the times in which we live, so I though I’d write about this here. Everyone so angry and opinionated that...


May 18, 2021

Looking up in A book

Things are definitely looking up. I think 2021 is going to be a very good year. Honestly, with all there was that was bad about 2020, as I have mentioned before we really did a good job of not j...


May 10, 2021

Whew in A book

Long weekend. We are now well into the month of May, that is to say we are now well into the month when I will be moving into the new house! So that’s exciting. Well, not REALLY moving in, but ta...


May 05, 2021

Sound in A book

I haven’t been here on PB much lately, so I’m behind on entries. Sorry about that! Anyway, things continue to progress on the house front, and actually they are progressing very well. We got thr...


April 30, 2021

Process in A book

Everything is in process on the house. I’m excited about it, and honestly it’s been amazing how everything has just fallen right into place here. The jobs, the home, everything lacing up just as ...


April 28, 2021

Standing up for yourself in A book

So, I’ve finally got a house under contract. Woohoo! This is a really good development, and I actually really like the house. I think it will work well for us, the timeline is great, and it’s tr...


April 24, 2021

It's been 84 years in A book

… that I’ve been looking for a house. It’s sort of comical at this point! Hah. So far we have been outbid on 3 houses. I have a fourth bid out right now, and we should find out about that one to...


April 19, 2021

Miss x2 in A book

Well, we are 0-2 on the houses. Outbid twice so far. It’s kind of comical what people are doing right now. We are not going to fall into that trap of bidding things way up. I might pay a premium...


April 16, 2021

Phew (e) in A book

Things have been pretty wild lately, it seems like I’m running around all the time doing … well, lots of crazy business related to the move and the new life. Put in an offer on a house today. Re...


April 08, 2021

Week one in A book

Well, I made it to the end of my first week at the new job. Things are going well. There isn’t a lot going on in terms of work, it’s mostly training and orientation for now. The particular thing...


March 10, 2021

Impossibility in A book

Things have begun. I told my boss today. I really - if there’s anything I regret it’s hat I have to go when she’s been so good to me and so loyal to me. I really tried to express that gratitude ...


March 09, 2021

Nascence in A book

Nascence means a coming into being, an inception, the outset of something. The start of something and all of this. Which is where we are. I heard back from the prospective employer, and they acc...


March 09, 2021

Peace in A book

No news as yet on the job front. I talked to them again today and I made my case about the details around the salary. I think they will probably agree to my proposal because it’s very reasonable,...


March 03, 2021

Deletion in A book

Not the best week so far, but I am pressing on. I have not heard anything yet about the job just yet. I had the second interview last Monday, Feb 22, and it all seemed to go great. The manager t...


March 01, 2021

Perfect in A book

I think I should be hearing about the job this week. They told me 1-2 weeks, and this would be the second week. But the day after the second interview I received a request from them to enter my r...


February 22, 2021

New in A book

So I decided to start writing in this book again just to… close the book on other things, on a chapter of life that wasn’t the best, and to look forward to starting things anew. Maybe anew, anyw...


February 21, 2021

Here again in A book

Yep, here again. If you see me, say hello. 🙂


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