Until yesterday the timezone for this blog was set to New York Eastern Time.
I have lived in Santa Barbara, California since March 2017.
There are multiple facts present in this situation:
- My blog maintenance skills leave a considerable amount to be desired,
- WordPress does not have an intuitive settings dashboard, and
- Past Cassidy was giving future Cassidy a hint that they would eventually both understand.
No, I do not have plans to move any time soon.
(Though, Santa Barbara was never a ~*plan*~ but a series of thoughts that became possibilities that became choices made.)
However, I am considering my options.
And that is my most favorite fact present — I have options. Some are more practical, or more accessible, or more thoughtful than others. But, I have options to consider in most parts of my life, and there are no external pressures or forces that are requiring me to make any choices right now. It is a privilege to have options, and that is not a fact that I take lightly. I get to practice a sense of intentionality and reflection in what my next steps could be.
There isn’t even a sense that it needs to be the “right’ choice, because if I have learned anything over the last three years it is that most people are just trying to make the best choice that they can make with the knowledge that they have.
(*Most people – because there are also others who do not act with a kind heart or awareness, but that is the subject of a different post.)
I have made this choice. Onto the next one.