It is March 14th...2011.
I have yet to embark on 2011s first chase, and thus 2011 will have the latest official start for me personally than any other year. After seeing Sean Caseys IMAX movie the other day [which was awesome albeit a little short] I have the itch to get out there more than ever. Its driving me insane. I need to chase.
Life has been slugging me in the gut with one big financial blow after another lately, and also unlike any other year I am a bit worried about funding this year. I am far from a rich man, but I've always been able to get by. I do not have steady employment, but the side jobs I do work usually help me get what I need to do done and I was ready to go this year until gas decided to shoot up the way it did. As long as I have the money, it wont stop me from chasing, but I'm worried my annual chase budget will dry up sooner than later this year. It also doesn't help I will be on more solo missions with my man chase partner starting a new job.
For some reason everyone elses American dream does not make me happy. Working a 9-5, having a family and a nice white house in suburbia...its just so...thought-less and cliche. I've always felt conformity is for suckers, but alas, opinions alone don't pay the bills, so for now I must still continue to be a slave to society's monotony...unless I catch that miracle break, the kind that sometimes falls in others' laps but never mine. The other problem...I have never been one to brown nose and hump legs to get to the top...which these days its pretty much the only way to get things done, I must learn to swallow my pride I guess.
Anyways, checking the GFS shows a nice active pattern continuing. I feel a potential first chase coming soon, but hopefully not anytime this week as Ill be working one of said side jobs from Weds - Sun. *sigh* I will never consider myself successful in life until I never have to worry about money or a job keeping me from a chase...until then. Life rolls on...
On another note. I finally have some hail guards for my vehicle. A detailed site update about those will be posted hopefully in the next day or 2.