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JiT has kept pretty busy so far working on freelance design projects but he’s also had more free time, which is excellent. He helps me with errands and keeping the house in order. He’s had time to learn some new programming software and start sketching again (something he’s not had time to do in years) and he’s even working on a completely new logo, layout and branding for this blog (I’m really anxious to unveil the results!). Plus he’s wonderful with Zoey…he never seems to tire of chasing her around, tickling her or giving her snacks.
And even though my free time seems to be limited, since his schedule is a little more flexible we’ve been able to find more time to hang out together. Like last Friday night — I needed to shop for groceries since my book club was coming by the next day. Rather than saying “see ya later” he came along for the ride. We went to Whole Foods, since they also have a great little bar with local brews, and each grabbed a beer. Then wandered around the grocery store together tasting samples and checking out nifty stuff. It was honestly one of the most fun dates we’ve had recently (and I wasn’t spending the whole time thinking about my To Do list).
I guess our life isn’t quite conventional right now (neither of us quite has a 40 hour a week job, I’m in school, he’s at home). There are still days where I worry about what we’re spending versus saving, how we’re going to make this…or any lifestyle…work for us in the long-term, if we’ll ever be able to buy a house… But most days I’m just happy with the things we’re doing and the fact that we’re doing them together.
Are we the only ones or are there others out there who are still figuring out what (and how, and where) they want to be when they grow up?