This is now: January 01, 2020
Three years ago, I started a personal blog, Rob’s Personal Blog. My reasoning was to post daily, in a place that I could control and later, to look back over the years to see what may have been on my mind — a history. In 2017, I was working for Calgary Co-op. Today, I’m retired … but enjoy keeping busy playing Bridge, flying my recreational drones, going for mocochinos at Good Earth, bicycle riding & geocaching with friends, and … back in my home-office … learning everything to-do-with graphic arts & design on my mac … including web building, logo design, animation and video editing. Working primarily on my own projects now, by the end of January, 2020, I plan to be fully-self-employed and paid as a freelance graphic artist.
Cataract surgery is a go for January 13th, and 20th — and after a short recovery — there-will-be-clearer-vision in 2020. 😉
January 01, 2019
Good mornin’ sleepy heads!
My wife and I were a bit north of Calgary, in Airdrie, for New Years!
Bill and Chris Jones had us playing card, shooting pool, and eating, and eating, and eating. Thanks again guys for a fabulous night. We even accepted their invitation to stay overnight and drive back to Calgary when the sun came up!
Cleaned around our place in the afternoon while Caryl called home, back in England to her sisters & nieces. A few hours later we were back out of the house to spend some dinner-time around the supper table with mom and family. Tomorrow, most of the clan head-off to work! Before bed, Caryl and I like to read, which we did. Good night all… goodnight!
A new day and a new set of goals for the year 2019. Only an other 364 days left … we’d better get crackin’. Until tomorrow … chow!
January 01, 2018
(There was nothing posted Jan 1-9, 2018)
January 01, 2017
First picture of the New Year must include my closest friends!
[from left to right around the table: Chris, myself, Bill Jones, and across from me… my wife Caryl]
Wishing you and your’s the best year ever!
P.S. Had a great day! After leaving Airdrie, Alberta after midnight, and returning to Calgary in cold & snowy winter driving conditions, (we) went straight to bed. I had to get up at 6:00 A.M. to be at work at seven. Worked eight hours, came home to warm home and a loving wife! Had supper, watch a few recorded TV programs, said “Good-night” to Caryl, then I slipped upstairs to bed, this time setting the alarm for 4:00 A.M.