Stick to the routine

The week has been flying by. Missus’s birthday was Tuesday, and I don’t think we’ve quite recovered yet. The entire house is a wreck, I do not think there is a single room in the house that is clean. I’m not sure who’s been doing the litter box. It’s all I can do to tear myself away from the computer to put dinner on the table. I managed to cut the grass last night, but there’s so many other things that need doing around here that are just getting ignored. I’m sure my dad’s surgery didn’t help either.

I’m slowly working my way through the Rustlings tutorials. I’m actually further along than I was when I first tried to do these on summer vacation last year, so that’s progress. I think number one on my project list right now is a yield farming autocompounder. I just went through my STEP-USDC pool on Raydium: claim rewards, swap half, all liquidity, stake. Rinse, repeat every day as long as the pool is active. I need to automate it.

I wish I had something to automate proposals on DaoHaus. I think I finally got people to help me out, it seemed like I was the only one doing anything. I’d like a custom front end to make tribute proposals easier to calculate, and something that can automatically process ones that need processing. I wish I had a lot of things.

There’s really just too much to work on, and I think I’m close to capacity. Work, i.e. Zombie, LLC, is taking a negligible amount of my time, but it’s one of those things that I have to address as soon as it comes up. Seventeen more days. I’m going to have to say ‘no’ to more things if I’m going to get anything done around here. There’s so much I need to do that I can’t keep up with.

So what’s my first priority around here? Running the house, I suppose. Keeping the kids fed, making sure that they’re cleaning up after themselves and not spending all day eating candy and watching TV. Making sure Younger is getting her lessons in during the afternoon.

Number two? Keeping the fires out for my Zombie clients. I’m avoiding starting any new projects, which seems to be easy as there aren’t really any. I’m not sure what my boss is going to do. I don’t think he’s found a tech to replace me, and I don’t know what he plans on doing after June 1. He sure as hell isn’t going to convince me to stay on. I’ll let him pay my LLC a $1000 retainer plus $150/hr if he needs to pick my brain, but I am so ready to put this behind me.

Everything else? Oh gee, let me make a list… don’t lose money, make money, get new windows for the house, fix our hot tub pump even though no one will service our brand, plan a trip out home, enroll Elder in Galileo XP this summer, sell my mining rig, learn Rust, Solana, and front end development; make enough money trading/farming to avoid dipping into the reFIREment fund. Is that enough for now? I don’t even know what’s on the Trello board for house stuff, let see: repair two holes in the walls and paint, stain the deck, clean up the no-mans-land in the backyard, put house numbers on the mailbox; numerous tiny items.

It’s overwhelming when I think about it, which is why I suppose it’s better to not think about it and just focus on the next big task. I say family is the most important, but it’s easy to get wrapped up in what I’m doing and only give the kids half my attention when they come interrupt me or I hear them bickering in the next room. All I can do is focus on what’s in front of me, today’s task, and try to make sure that I’m not taking on more responsibilities. It’s no use agonizing over the things I’m not getting done, even the ones that I said I’d do. My priorities shift so fast, it’s the same flightiness that I’ve always struggled with. Is it ADHD, or is it something different. Regardless, there’s always more to do, so I better get to it.

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