Retrospective tags

Here's a summary of the 16 things that I've tagged Retrospective on this site.

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2021 - The Big Disappointment

2021 was the year that was supposed to be normal again. I really thought that we would get together and beat this pandemic, but nope. 2021 was somehow worse than 2020, at least for me. The disappointment was real. The depression was real... read more


I’m 40 now. Almost dead. So, as I approach my final years (RIP), I’ve been reflecting a lot on the past decade and what I want going forward. On my 30th birthday, I moved to Chicago to kick off a new, stressful, and fruitful trajectory in my life and career. In that decade, I took some risks, took advantage of some big opportunities, worked hard, had some big wins, lucked out, and burned out... read more