Needing to Unload

I really should be sleeping, but there are too many things going on in my brain. Thus, I have decided to spend a bit of time writing to unload some of the stress from my head. 

The most exciting news is that tickets have officially gone on sale for the annual Best International LGBTTQ* Commercials: 2016 Edition.  I woke up at 3:00am today trying to plan the logistics of our event taking place at the Bandwidth Theatre. It is a beautiful venue, but the lobby and box office area is very limited and thus I am hoping that a new layout strategy will help create a much better guest experience for this event. 

I managed to fall back asleep for a brief while before getting up to meet our Art Exhibit curator which will begin the festival on October 11. We had a very productive meeting and I am very excited to see what collection of artwork will be displayed this year. 

I came home and did some general organization of my house which I’ve been meaning to do for way too long. There have been a number of big projects that I have undertaken recently. As a result, my house has been lost due to clutter. I’m generally a very organized person, and now I’m surrounded by organized clutter. I spent several hours organizing and managed to reclaim some of my living space. There is still quite a bit of work to be done, but I feel incredibly accomplished in the tasks that I completed today. 

I spent my evening finishing watching the new season of the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. I’m already looking forward to the next season as 13 episodes weren’t enough to satisfy me. I then moved on to watching way too many episodes of Downton Abbey. I’m pretty sure I have picked up a slight British accent this evening and also realized my new life goal is to be a countess. 

I also ordered pizza for dinner which I’m now regretting. I can never just have a slice or two and now I’m feeling overfilled. On the bright side, I will have left over pizza for lunch and dinner tomorrow which is definitely one of my favourite meals. 

Now I’m laying in bed reflecting on my day and thinking about what tomorrow should look like. I struggled to bring myself to set my alarm clock to wake me up at 6:00am tomorrow for work. I really would enjoy more days off as my last two days have been committed to accomplishing tasks for Reel Pride. 

On that note, I should probably go to bed. I hope you all had an amazing day and we shall talk to you again soon. 

-Matt

Traveling Supermattymatt Style

  Well hello again friends,

Where does all my time go? I don’t know why consistent blogging seems to be so difficult for me, but I am really bad at designating time to share my thoughts with you, and for that I apologize once again. 

Today I am only finding the time because I am trapped in an airplane at 39,000 feet on my way back from a 24 hour whirlwind vacation in Maui. It was my first time experiencing inflight wifi which was really amazing being connected with the world while travelling across the ocean. 

 The weather in Maui was amazing. My friend Jenna and I spent the afternoon relaxing by the pool enjoying the sunshine and some cocktails. In the morning, we woke up and walked down to Starbucks to have breakfast before making our way back to the airport to come home. 

We arrived into Vancouver last night just before midnight and headed straight to the hotel. It is amazing how tiring sitting in an airplane can be. I had to wake up early this morning to catch my flight back to Winnipeg. We have about an hour left in flight and I haven’t been able to fall asleep because of the consistent light turbulence that keep waking me up. 

Sometimes my life provides me with such a surreal version of reality. I feel like my reality isn’t a story that many other people can say they have experienced such as just going to Hawaii for the day. I’m so thankful for the ridiculously cool opportunities I get to have. Very soon I’ll be getting back to Winnipeg where the pilot keeps sharing a rumour that it is cold and rainy. 

I’m back to work again tomorrow. I’m excited as it will be my first day working with my new schedule. It is also somewhat sad because I start my day 20 minutes earlier now. I hope you have an amazing day and I look forward to chatting again soon. 

-Matt