Friday, October 30, 2009

Priorities, Man.

I've been unemployed (or as the more optimistic prefer to call it, Fun-employed) for a little over 3 months now. It's gone OK for the most part. I'm making ends meet, mostly.

I've been realizing my intense need to prioritize expenses, as well as projects. I want to maximize my time and minimize my financial worries.

That's way easier said than done, I suppose.

Anyway, enough with the serious, here's the first thing that pops up when you google image search "Bunny".

Monday, October 26, 2009

The Swing. Of Things, that is.

Consistent blogging has never been a strength of mine. In fact, the only place I've managed fairly regular posts has been on my old livejournal. That was 90% an attempt to interact socially with a group of people who all also used livejournal (This may or may not have been back in my hardcore-kid days) and 10% the fact that I was mostly blathering on and on about every little thought in my head.

Somehow, the concept of a more public blog (especially one attached to what will eventually be my portfolio site) seems more daunting. Some level of personal editing is required. It's not unlike remember not to swear around my parents.

Around the beginning of August, I lost my day job. I was working for a small yarn store in Portland, OR who had to close it's brick and mortar location. These are the times we live in. Boutique retail is a a fickle mistress in an economic downturn. I've spent the last couple months slowly but surely searching out some type of work. In the meantime, I've been helping some friends with their graphic design needs.

I'm taking this time to work on some personal projects, and hopefully blogging more. I'd like to share some of my design sketches and knitting projects and such on here, to be a well rounded blog as opposed to just a random post every so often. We'll see how that goes.