The Things We Get Used To.


Happy Hanukkah to those who celebrate this religious season. It's nice to be back to writing after a couple of weeks of traveling. Although for me, it's in a new location. My new studio is not completed yet, therefore as much as I was planning on resuming my one video blog post each month in December, it will have to wait until January. You can't rush putting together a proper audio and video studio. It is a process, and everything must be correct as well as comfortable.

When traveling to take a well-deserved vacation, it is customary to adjust to the minor changes you have to make to fit into your new limited-time surroundings since they are temporary. However, when you are taking on a significant life change as I have by relocating to another state, batten down the hatches and get ready for the storm. You will learn quickly all the things you have become accustomed to are now entirely different. Even if your new location to live is somewhere, you have vacationed to regularly.


As you know, we are all human. Therefore, we become creatures of habit and get used to our surroundings and how things work. Move out of state, and all bets are off.

I'm from New England. Connecticut, to be precise. In the tri-state area of CT, NY, and RI, and even other surrounding states such as NJ and more, everything is rush, rush, rush. Get it done yesterday and do it right. The same theme applies to most major metropolitan areas. Over time we become used to running and being in a hurry, as an example. If you ever bought a house in a large metropolitan area, the realtor will come to your home at any hour to get you to sign whatever papers are necessary. No matter what store you go into, the sales staff moves you along to get to the next customer.

The point being is after many years of this; you look at this behavior as "THE NORM." You become accustomed to it. However, there is more. After the rush process is over, it now becomes hurry up and wait. This is your world. The world you are used to living in, or whatever is customary where you do live.