Complacency is the enemy

Medical Bills for Your Pet, pet medical bills, veterinary bills, Complacency, satisfied with life, we got a cat, adopt a cat, adopt a pet
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines complacency as: self-satisfaction especially when accompanied by unawareness of actual dangers or deficiencies. an instance of usually unaware or uninformed self-satisfaction. We all have instances in our lives where we feel like being complacent.  Humans tend to prefer routines and a sense of normalcy.  We like to get up in the morning, have our favourite...

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Posted in: Philosophy

Updates: March 25 – 31

After the gorgeous weekend in Whistler, we’ve returned home to dreary Vancouver. Isn’t is supposed to be spring? I enjoy spring because it gives me more of a chance to ride my bicycle as a means of transport. I’m not quite as hardcore as Mr. Money Mustache and won’t ride my nice road bike in the snow/cold. At least I can walk to work in 20 minutes! In preparation for the season,...

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Posted in: Weekly Updates

Live your dream – so you don’t end up like this guy…

Live your dream, follow your passion, computer science
There’s a guy at my work who takes care of all the computer-related stuff for the lab.  Let’s call him Jack, short for Jackass. Jack’s in his late thirties or early forties, has two young kids and recently made the manager “manager” level.  So he gets paid about 50-55k per year, but he does get a gold plated pension and benefit package thanks to working for the university. ...

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Posted in: Career and Work, Philosophy

Updates: May 1-7

This week I started at my new on-campus job, paying me about 75% of what I had been making previously. Dark, dark times ahead… *ominous music* I took the job because I wanted to have a job on campus that was easily accessible while I was in classes. As I’ve mentioned before, I’ve returned to classes to finish my final year in a second degree program. It’s a bag of mixed feelings....

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