A clean slate

It’s okay to start over. Last year I had 30-50 posts on this site. As of now, there are 2.

About 10 years ago I had a job at an art glass studio. It was supposed to be a temporary job to get my by until I became a longshoreman. I ended up working there for 2 years.

Why didn’t I quit sooner? Because a part of me felt like I was giving up. I let the pressure, and stress, build until one day I walked into my bosses office and said, “I can’t work here anymore.”

He was shocked.

But after explaining that I wasn’t happy working there, he understood. I never had much interest in art glass fusing in the first place.

After quitting I felt relieved. I told myself, “I didn’t quit — I moved on!”

You can’t move forward without giving up where you’re at.

You must let go, to go.

Travel Plans

I’m back in California until Jan 30. I’m heading to NYC next. After that, Zurich then Cape Town.

A part of me wants to update this blog more with my adventures. Another part of me doesn’t want to burden myself with the responsibility of posting here.

We’ll see what happens?

Side Hustle

For the past 6 weeks I’ve been running ads for life insurance. Not the most exciting niche, I know.

But death is consistent.

Until we solve the issue with people dying, life insurance will be around.

I’ve spent about $40,000 in advertising since I started, which comes to about $1k-$1.5k a day. I’m a little under breakeven right now, but the education — and data collected — makes it worth it.

That’s all for now.


Raymond Duke