The auto-generated 2011 in Review post was from WordPress, talking about what my site did in 2011.
Here’s what I did in 2011 that really matters:
- My girlfriend moved in with me.
- Her dog also moved in with me.
- She switched from being my girlfriend to my fiancee.
- I got a new job.
Everything else was just icing on the cake
Happy New Year to you and yours, may your 2012 be as good as my 2011. And may my 2012 be even better!
No, I’m not going to rap along with Eminem, but tonight, I’m cleaning out my closet.
I’m a month away from moving my lady love to California to live with me, and I really, really, really need to make some room for her and her things. Including her dog.
I’ve been going through the accumulated junk in my house, getting it ready to be picked up by my favorite throw-money-at-the-problem-to-make-it-go-away service, 1-800-GOT-JUNK. There are old computers and monitors being e-recycled. My 5-disc CD player that I bought in my senior year of high school. My 2-tape cassette player that I bought even before high school!
Zip drives. A CD-R burner — not a DVD-R, but a CD-R! Dead hard drives. Dead routers. VCRs that mangle VHS tapes.
The empty boxes to computer components that went into the one and only computer I ever built myself — with an assist from Mike Garcia.
Notebooks from old jobs.
A recliner chair that didn’t recline anymore.
Television sets that were purchased before anyone had ever heard of “high definition”.
Furniture that’s old and busted, turned on its side and being used as a stand for one of the television sets that’s going away.
It’ll be good to get all of this stuff hauled away tomorrow, but even then, I won’t be done. I’ll just have made a significant enough dent to be able to see the light at the end of the tunnel.