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Valentine’s Day 2015

valentines-heart[1]I admit that IĀ haven’t really celebrated Valentine’s in a while. Most of the people I’ve dated simply didn’t care for it all that much. Don’t get me wrong. I still gave them presents and all, but that was about it. However, my current Girlfriend hasn’t had someone to do Valentine’s with in a while. I’m glad that I can shower her with affection on this most romantic of days. I’ve gotten reservations, I’ve done the gifts and I have a whole night planned. I really hope she likes it. I really do care about her a great deal.

 

I’ll do an aftermath post when Valentine’s is over.

2014 Year in Review

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I know it has been a bit since my last post. Often times, it can just be hard to find anything really relevant to write about. 2014 was a roller coaster of a year.

 

At the beginning of the year, I took a trip to Arizona with my then Girlfriend. I had never been there and it was exciting to go somewhere new. We saw the sights and generally did the tourist thing. We were there for an energy conference (think hippy energy not oil). It was interesting. Admittedly, it’s not my thing but I still enjoyed myself. What was funny is the fact that the day we left, it snowed in Denver. Then it was clear the entire time we were gone. Then it snowed again the day we got back.

 

I got a job working for Center Partners (now called Qualfon). While it wasn’t the best job I ever had, it certainly was nice. I actually liked coming to work every day. The atmosphere was relaxing once I got my stride on and it was nice to have a boss that was so relaxed about IT.

 

It wasn’t all happy times though. Around June/July my father was rushed to the ICU with a brain bleed. He did end up pulling through, but it was quite the ride. He is very lucky that he did. Between my mother and sister, hardly anyone left his side. I filled in when I could.

 

In July, I moved to Lakewood with my then Girlfriend.

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I also started a new job up in Black Hawk working for one of the Casinos. I do admit that it isn’t my most favorite job ever (that would be Laser Storm), but it pays the bills and gave me some experience I didn’t have.

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It was nice to finally be working in Denver. I spent just about every weekend down here as it was, so it made sense to find a job down here and just move. It brought me closer to my friends and basically allowed me to branch out.

Sadly, things didn’t work out so well with Girlfriend and we ended up breaking up. I lived with her for a time until I could find somewhere to live. Eventually I did, and it is where I am today. It’s a rather small place for the price, but it’s somewhere to call home. I now live in Arvada.

Just prior to moving to my new apartment, I met Julia. She was smart and funny and while it took me some time to fall in love, I did. I met her at a singles night and while, at first, I wasn’t sure what her intentions were, she made them clear and we started dating. My family seems to like her which is a big plus.

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It is now 2015 and I am happy at this stage of my life. Admittedly, I am keeping my eyes open for other opportunities, but overall I am extremely happy. I am almost finished with my degree and hopefully that will open more doors for me.

 

Moving

Well, I signed the lease papers yesterday. So I guess I am moving in with Amanda. Admittedly, I am a bitĀ apprehensive, though I equate most of it to simple moving jitters. I have to be a responsible adult again and actually pay bills and such. Also, the apartment is in Northglenn, so it is close to Denver, but it adds about 20 minutes each way to my commute. Still though, for the location and the space (2 bedrooms) it isn’t a bad deal ($899 per month). It isn’t the biggest space in the world, but it will do fine. All the utilities are hooked up so all that is left is actually doing the moving. I plan on taking a small box down this weekend (assuming we have keys) and leaving it there.