Since starting work, I have never taken a vacation.  Sure, I've taken time off, usually to visit family over the holidays (which is honestly more work than work), but I've never actually taken a vacation just for me.  The most I've ever done was a four day weekend.  I've heard that you really need two … Continue reading Vacations


Sobriety and Loneliness

As discussed elsewhere, I no longer drink alcohol.  While this has helped with some goals that are important to me (health and living frugally), it has led to loneliness at times.  I didn't exactly quit alcohol under the best circumstances, and I don't exactly feel secure around it.  I'm still committed to not drinking for … Continue reading Sobriety and Loneliness