Acceptance this Christmas Time

Acceptance is the hardest thing to do, but acceptance DOES set you free. After a strenuous week of Meetups and chores, my employment advisor made me realise that I am PHYSICALLY INCAPABLE  of working full time. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. I am managing okay, as it is, in my life.

Last Thursday I attended a Coffee event in Belfast run by Specialisterne. We explained to an organiser, originally from Seattle, that French Fries were Belgian and served to US Soldiers in WWI by Walloons. Net Neutrality was also discussed. Shame the Verizon Lobby won that vote. 😦

With one week to go until Christmas, I wanna take it easy until the new year. My brother came home last night and this afternoon I found out that his old mentor from the SUSE Program’s gran died during the weekend and I went over to the wake with a mass card. Thank God the weather this afternoon was mild. The road the wake was at is in the arsehole of nowhere.

Also, I thought of freelance writing as a career option. But that proved to be just another cosmetic expense. At the moment I wanna focus on being social and my artwork.

Ladt Friday I attended a painting session in Dun Laoghaire. On the train back to Portadown there was a guy with a Christmas Jumper saying, “Merry Chris-Marx!” Another Champagne Socialist in Ireland. lol

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Preparing to head to Dun Laoghaire tomorrow

Tomorrow is my brother’s 27th birthday. What do you give the young man that has everything? Just a card, that’s all! 🙂 He’s doing well enough.

 

Tomorrow I’ll be heading to Dun Laoghaire to see iconic Punk Poet John Cooper Clarke and will, God willing, get the 11 pm bus back from Busaras to Maghera park-and-ride. Hopefully the day will pass off incident-free.

 

I will vote in the election, but only to make a mockery of the whole process. 🙂 The Victim Class has too much say in this country, alas. 😦

 

I got my old MacBook back and will hopefully trade it for parts. The guy installing Ubuntu on it couldn’t get the dual boot to work, so I’ll cut my losses.

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