Love this time of year. Although in Houston one is not likely to see significant color change or feel an extreme temperature drop. But it does dry out a bit, and the mosquitos eventually go away and hide for a couple of days. All the same, it's a nice change from the scorching summers.
The fall also reminds me that time is indeed rolling on, and my job search continues as it has for a significant part of the past year. I've remained busy in a myriad of ways, and I am utterly grateful for the opportunity to reassess, regroup and re-prioritize. In many ways, it's been an invaluable time of growth and a rekindling of the important aspects of life.
I remain steadfast in the hunt. Being idle -- which often leads to discouragement -- is not part of the equation. I have found that the best way to counter disappointment is to get up and find something to do. Someone to help. An issue to solve. A project to complete.
Above all, I press on -- counting those closest to me a sincere blessing. Waiting, as well, for the day I start a full-time contribution to the working world again.
Head up. Eyes focused.
Today is another day -- and I am thankful.