The Year So Far

Wow. It’s been a while since I’ve written anything on here. I really need to be better about that. This blog has really been just for me, a journal of sorts for me to look back at what has happened in life. If it becomes more than that at some point, then great. But for now that’s what it is. So here has what has happened in basically the first half of the year.

2020 has been an interesting year, to say the least. My job is going well, but there’s a lot more happening than that!

The whole country shut down in March when Coronavirus started to spread. We were in lockdown until July. As in you had to stay in your house type of lockdown. Nobody could go anywhere. Tons of businesses went bankrupt or just decided to close. Even now with it being early August, things are nowhere near normal, not even close. Places might start closing down again soon. Coronavirus case numbers everywhere are up. About half the states (and maybe more) are setting records for new cases on a weekly basis, if not daily sometimes. Basically every sports league canceled it’s season in March. MLS is back, and the NBA relaunched on July 30, but nobody is sure if or when the college or pro football seasons will start and if they’ll even last a full season. The SEC tournament got canceled basically when it started, and the NCAA tournament didn’t happen at all. It’s been a very weird year, to say the least.

I’m also learning front-end development. So HTML, CSS, and Javascript. I haven’t gotten to Javascript yet, but I could put up a website with HTML and CSS if a client wanted one. I may very well end up turning front-end development into a side business at some point. There are a lot of things I learned from starting (and closing) a business last year that I would take into any new one that I started. Mainly, don’t try to do everything yourself, and delegate certain tasks to people who know what they’re doing so that you can run your business. I enjoy learning, and I enjoy that you’re able to create things through front-end development. I’ve spent I don’t even know how many hours at nights and on weekends learning front-end development. It almost doesn’t feel like work to me. Of course, I’m not getting paid for it at the moment.

That’s about it so far. I may very well think of things later and edit this post to add more things. Because this blog is supposed to be something that I can look back on years from now and remember things. I really need to get better about posting here.

Anyway, that’s it for now!