Old Riders....But not "Old School"

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Posted: Jun 25, 2019 at 9:14 Quote
Fancy way to carve a map. Did those other guys "sneak up on you" the same as Bill?

Posted: Jun 25, 2019 at 10:33 Quote
leverfingers wrote:
Fancy way to carve a map.

It's turtles all the way down doncha know. It's the Galápagos Islands.

Did those other guys "sneak up on you" the same as Bill?

All the drawings I post are part of the night cap routine I practice.
Workout.
Watch/listen to a podcast.
Spin one up
Draw stuff.
Try not to eat the kids lunches.

Posted: Jun 25, 2019 at 10:54 Quote
obee1 wrote:
leverfingers wrote:
Fancy way to carve a map.

It's turtles all the way down doncha know. It's the Galápagos Islands.

Did those other guys "sneak up on you" the same as Bill?

All the drawings I post are part of the night cap routine I practice.
Workout.
Watch/listen to a podcast.
Spin one up
Draw stuff.
Try not to eat the kids lunches.


My nights been going like this...

Leave work at 6:30. Drive home.
Dinner with family.
Night time routine with the kids.
Put em to be.
Drool on my pillow for 15 minutes.
Wake up.
Grab a beer.
Grab my computer.
Flip on the TV.
Work until 1:30-3am.
Go to bed.
Wake up at 6:45-7am.
Get yelled at by the wife because I'm gonna give myself a heart attack and I'm on salary.
Get kids ready for school.
Drop off.
Work by 9am. Start over.

Been... well... shitty. I'm over it. Hopefully I can get a ride in today.

Posted: Jun 25, 2019 at 11:45 Quote
Army, Unless your name is on the box that all your customers are buying, those kinda hours are not worth it. Whatever it is.

Your schedule, which sounds like millennial slavery, sounds like a recent conversation I had about a principal position. I move a rung up the ladder, get a bigger office, more responsibility, more expectation, more hours during the summer holidays, more pay. It would equal an incremental financial increase that would either be exhausted from buying a bigger house, taking more expensive trips, paying off the mortgage maybe one year earlier, or buying a stupid ass muscle car. I would find myself in the same financial circumstances I already endure, or worse, and I would have less time with my own family.
Working at a job I hate to buy shit I don't need? Tyler durden would be sad.

Posted: Jun 25, 2019 at 12:03 Quote
obee1 wrote:
Army, Unless your name is on the box that all your customers are buying, those kinda hours are not worth it. Whatever it is.

Your schedule, which sounds like millennial slavery, sounds like a recent conversation I had about a principal position. I move a rung up the ladder, get a bigger office, more responsibility, more expectation, more hours during the summer holidays, more pay. It would equal an incremental financial increase that would either be exhausted from buying a bigger house, taking more expensive trips, paying off the mortgage maybe one year earlier, or buying a stupid ass muscle car. I would find myself in the same financial circumstances I already endure, or worse, and I would have less time with my own family.
Working at a job I hate to buy shit I don't need? Tyler durden would be sad.

My 9 levels of boss are talking about “opportunities” that come up at work for much of the same. Double my liabilities for $3 an hour but get a better title? No thanks!

Posted: Jun 25, 2019 at 12:37 Quote
I got a job where I can do what ever I want when I like now. The od time I have to cover the plant as a coordinator but it's for OT so it's not to bad.

Working yourself into a early coffin ride is not how life should go. Been there. Done that.

Saw the sleep Dr. Today. f*ck me I stopped breathing 91 times in one hour of my original sleep test.

She told me that untreated sleep apnea could take up to 15 years off my life.

When I went into the office the nurse was super hot as was the Dr.

My newly cleared brain thought...........

This is how pornos start!

Posted: Jun 25, 2019 at 12:53 Quote
obee1 wrote:
Army, Unless your name is on the box that all your customers are buying, those kinda hours are not worth it. Whatever it is.

Your schedule, which sounds like millennial slavery, sounds like a recent conversation I had about a principal position. I move a rung up the ladder, get a bigger office, more responsibility, more expectation, more hours during the summer holidays, more pay. It would equal an incremental financial increase that would either be exhausted from buying a bigger house, taking more expensive trips, paying off the mortgage maybe one year earlier, or buying a stupid ass muscle car. I would find myself in the same financial circumstances I already endure, or worse, and I would have less time with my own family.
Working at a job I hate to buy shit I don't need? Tyler durden would be sad.

No joke man. Once I get on the other side of this project I'll be reducing my hours substantially. It's summer and I'd like to spend some evenings shooting hoops with my daughter or at the pump track with my son.

I can honestly say that I did $30k worth of work for the company in the last 1-2weeks.

After my review last year there were some changes put in motion to get me a promotion and a real raise. This review came around. I got the title update. Then when I asked about the raise they just said it was a title fix not a promotion.

But when work flow and expectations came around I'm expected to do what that title is expected to do... but not get paid for it. Then I learned a new skill that they were paying a boat load of cash for... making myself essentially more valuable. No real raise.

Tough to stay positive. But I can ride my bike once or twice a week on my lunch break, work from home every now and again and don't pay retail for much of anything.

But yeah the money thing is nuts. My wife and I talk about it all the time. We make half decent money. Not crazy. But more than my parents ever made. Yet they live a block away from me in a FAT house on nice property. And I live in a 50 year old 1500sft house on an 8500 lot that needs about $40k in upkeep and can't afford to do or buy shit. We want to move to Montana, Oregon or Idaho but I'd have to find a new job and options are slim with my background.

That's why we're trying to get the wife through her nursing school. Once she's a nurse we're gtfo of Santa Cruz County.

Just read the other day that to afford rent in SF you have to make $120k a year. Dafuk is that. In Santa Cruz if you're bringing in under $150k a year for a household you're struggling. Couldn't buy a house by my office if I wanted to. Shit holes are going for a milly.

Trust me... adjustments will be made soon.

Posted: Jun 25, 2019 at 12:54 Quote
whoadragon wrote:
I got a job where I can do what ever I want when I like now. The od time I have to cover the plant as a coordinator but it's for OT so it's not to bad.

Working yourself into a early coffin ride is not how life should go. Been there. Done that.

Saw the sleep Dr. Today. f*ck me I stopped breathing 91 times in one hour of my original sleep test.

She told me that untreated sleep apnea could take up to 15 years off my life.

When I went into the office the nurse was super hot as was the Dr.

My newly cleared brain thought...........

This is how pornos start!

I'm making an apt. I don't know if I'm that bad but I know it ain't good. My ass is always tired.

Posted: Jun 25, 2019 at 15:17 Quote
onemanarmy wrote:
whoadragon wrote:
I got a job where I can do what ever I want when I like now. The od time I have to cover the plant as a coordinator but it's for OT so it's not to bad.

Working yourself into a early coffin ride is not how life should go. Been there. Done that.

Saw the sleep Dr. Today. f*ck me I stopped breathing 91 times in one hour of my original sleep test.

She told me that untreated sleep apnea could take up to 15 years off my life.

When I went into the office the nurse was super hot as was the Dr.

My newly cleared brain thought...........

This is how pornos start!

I'm making an apt. I don't know if I'm that bad but I know it ain't good. My ass is always tired.

doesnt sound like its the snoring thats making yall tired army.
i've visited the patagonia business centre in salt lake city bro. you might consider sending a resume there. not that montana and idaho wouldnt also kick ass, but man i love utah. oregons full of hippies and antifa so f*ck all that noise.( i keed i keed. never been to oregon, just shit talkin)

Posted: Jun 25, 2019 at 15:33 Quote
Obee... That tortuga is pretty fantastic. The Marley portrait is also bad ass.

I am all in for fossil fest. Kids are off to my parents. Wife is off on a woman's retreat. ALL IN.

Posted: Jun 25, 2019 at 15:59 Quote
obee1 wrote:
onemanarmy wrote:
whoadragon wrote:
I got a job where I can do what ever I want when I like now. The od time I have to cover the plant as a coordinator but it's for OT so it's not to bad.

Working yourself into a early coffin ride is not how life should go. Been there. Done that.

Saw the sleep Dr. Today. f*ck me I stopped breathing 91 times in one hour of my original sleep test.

She told me that untreated sleep apnea could take up to 15 years off my life.

When I went into the office the nurse was super hot as was the Dr.

My newly cleared brain thought...........

This is how pornos start!

I'm making an apt. I don't know if I'm that bad but I know it ain't good. My ass is always tired.

doesnt sound like its the snoring thats making yall tired army.
i've visited the patagonia business centre in salt lake city bro. you might consider sending a resume there. not that montana and idaho wouldnt also kick ass, but man i love utah. oregons full of hippies and antifa so f*ck all that noise.( i keed i keed. never been to oregon, just shit talkin)

I love Utah. I flew out to Utah winter before last and drove back through CO and Tahoe home. Snowboarded on the way back. Utah is BEAUTIFUL. The company I used to work at is based there and they moved the snow division of marketing there so I thought about that at one point. Wife needs some convincing to go to Utah. Her brother lives in Montana and already cut about 10 or so acres off his property for us if we want it. But... work..

Posted: Jun 25, 2019 at 17:10 Quote
onemanarmy wrote:
obee1 wrote:
onemanarmy wrote:


I'm making an apt. I don't know if I'm that bad but I know it ain't good. My ass is always tired.

doesnt sound like its the snoring thats making yall tired army.
i've visited the patagonia business centre in salt lake city bro. you might consider sending a resume there. not that montana and idaho wouldnt also kick ass, but man i love utah. oregons full of hippies and antifa so f*ck all that noise.( i keed i keed. never been to oregon, just shit talkin)

I love Utah. I flew out to Utah winter before last and drove back through CO and Tahoe home. Snowboarded on the way back. Utah is BEAUTIFUL. The company I used to work at is based there and they moved the snow division of marketing there so I thought about that at one point. Wife needs some convincing to go to Utah. Her brother lives in Montana and already cut about 10 or so acres off his property for us if we want it. But... work..

bro, spend a weekend in moab and all you'll see are maf*ckers walking around in casts and bandages. never mind the skiing, im just talkin mtb and off roading. your wifes gonna be a nurse she'll have all the customers she needs. utah

now i gotta go find out what a tortuga is.

Posted: Jun 25, 2019 at 17:44 Quote
good heavens.... supposed to go to Lake Chelan east of the mountains for camping..on Thursday… weather looks like shit. Finally got my two big jobs done at work and today something is smoking on my rear brakes...Figured it was pads out back since I haven't done those. pick some up, pull it apart and they are totally thick.... not the pads.... e brake is rubbing the rotor drum on both sides..... pulled it all apart and adjusted it as best I could...as in back the star all the way back and loosen bolt at e brake.... I don't care if there is no brake because if it doesn't work I have to bring wife's car and that means NO BIKE!!!!!!! AHHHHHHHHHHH

Posted: Jun 25, 2019 at 17:52 Quote
sterlingmagnum wrote:
good heavens.... supposed to go to Lake Chelan east of the mountains for camping..on Thursday… weather looks like shit. Finally got my two big jobs done at work and today something is smoking on my rear brakes...Figured it was pads out back since I haven't done those. pick some up, pull it apart and they are totally thick.... not the pads.... e brake is rubbing the rotor drum on both sides..... pulled it all apart and adjusted it as best I could...as in back the star all the way back and loosen bolt at e brake.... I don't care if there is no brake because if it doesn't work I have to bring wife's car and that means NO BIKE!!!!!!! AHHHHHHHHHHH
Cable is probably siezed, spray it with penetration oil use hammer on backside of drum


 
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