My initial plan was to move to San Francisco within a month of my initial scouting trip, i.e. June 1st. Right now, April 28th, I’m in SF and have signed a lease on an apartment for a May 3rd move-in. I’ll fly back to DC on the red-eye the 1st/2nd; spend the night in DC; drive back to PGH; pack and fly back to SF on the morning of Friday the 6th of May. The time will be a force function to pack-light, prioritize and only lose three days of product work/momentum.
I just finished my change of address with USPS, banks, etc and it sunk in that I don’t know my ZIP code just yet.
After three days, I’ve met dozens of San Francisco natives and transplants. Thankfully, they’ve ameliorated any latent concerns on making good friends out here. I am quickly finding my personal “pipeline” filling up. Not like I have much time anyway! Nevertheless, I’ve had a handful who can’t handle my loudness and boisterous energy. Extrapolating my findings, probably 20% of people will be completely freaked out by me and have some sort of cognitive dissonance with a core belief that I will state. As my brother recently said, “You’re a polarizing person.” Sadly, I am not changing anytime soon as I like me, and that’s really all that counts (#stuffmymommysays). Meanwhile, I am working on turning in to pure energy and demonstrating what a single passionate person is capable of when they do what they love.
Back to hiding from Royal Wedding coverage.