Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Today, I woke up to a loud boom around 7:50am, followed by a lot of commotion from the house next door and sirens. Turns out, 2 houses down, a small explosion happened and the neighbour’s garage caught on fire.
I’ve never seen anything like that before and fear just rushed through my body because all I could think of is the fire spreading. Luckily, the fire department managed to put the flames out in about 10ish minutes, and all that was left was just the smoke clearing out. I don’t know the full extent of damage but from my place, it looks like the garage may have burnt down.
And then, a few hours later, I noticed my toilet water was brown! Ugh. Dan said to wait it out and see if it clears up by itself and it’s starting to look a little better… I’m hoping to prolong calling a plumber as much as I can considering COVID and $$$.
It was the long weekend as well so it’s a short work week this week. We didn’t do much over the weekend since it was raining but on Monday we managed to go out to UBC Spirit Park to do a trail with Summer. It’s super flat and dog friendly so it was nice for little Sum Sum. I also baked from lemon cupcakes that Dan devoured on the same day.
I also spent some time downloading Sims 4 mods because my games has been SOOOOO boring. I try to stay away from mods but I caved and just downloaded the top ones and it does add a lot of fun back into the games again.
Lately, I’ve been very “bleh” about my work to the point that I’ve actually started looking for other employments and just seeing what’s out there right now. Don’t get me wrong – I’m super grateful to be able to work full time remotely and I still love my work family but it doesn’t bring me joy is what I’m trying to say, haha. I haven’t been able to figure it out if I’m outgrowing my job OR that I feel lonely working remotely and making me feel this way.
Either way, I applied to 2 HR jobs that were sort of posted a month ago but was still up on their website. And then I gave it a shot to apply for an Operations Coordinator role. I come from a Human Resources background but making the move to Operations was in the back of my mind last year. I’m not too hard done if I don’t get any call backs but it would be nice to explore other opportunities and see what’s out there. When I return back to the office, I’d see if I still want to make the move or not.
I also get these are precarious times and also not the best time to switch jobs since I do have job security with my current employer but meh, I value work a lot and I hate feeling blase about it.
Anyways, I’m off to gather some personal documents to send off. I’m super excited to share the news if it happens but I don’t want to jinx anything! I think after work today, I’d probably just sit in front the TV for a while, hahahahaha. I’m just so mentally drained.