Things had gotten a little busier since I’d last left off. Since last post, I’d studied and passed the IC3 Digital Literacy Certification exams for the Information Technology field, and now I’m on the path toward certification. Just part of vocational rehab, no biggie. 😉
Of course, I’ll have to do interviews and other such things that bring some anxiety for someone who’s both introverted and autistic. My people skills are not great… so that’ll be another challenge, another test. Something to think about. And my mind goes to Office Space… A classic, that film.
Most of all the testing has been online, and not because I can’t get out of the house. (I can get out of the house.) But because of Covid. That virus has been a real drag. I’ve seen stores close for good, and I’ve seen stores open. And schools, well…
I don’t know.
I saw two men digging in this very playground the other day. The sight of that reminded me of California officials partially burying Venice Beach Skate Park… But these two were probably digging for some other reason.
Not everyone is following the rules. Some people walk their dogs in areas that make use of the No Dogs Allowed sign, in red text. I’ve seen so many people walking dogs in Portland, I start to think: what if that’s the only exercise the human gets?
This summer has been mostly okay. Some days have been sweat-all-day hot; clothes stick, and you need to open more than one window to make any difference in room climate. The humidity can be high sometimes, hence that fog near the top. But it’s never too bad in Maine. The need for an A/C was raised, and eventually one was installed, considering the other client here is heat-sensitive, and could literally faint if too hot. The squeaky wheel got the oil.
I can’t mention growth and change without including some new coneflowers that appeared near the front porch. Continue reading Life update