For those of you who come to this site regularly I’m sure that you’ve noticed the lack of posting this past week. This was a bit of an involuntary hiatus. I had to travel for work for part of the weekend although I thought I’d have some time to write but this didn’t even come close to happening.
When I get on a writing roll like I’ve been the past few weeks I really don’t like taking a break because it inevitably interrupts the flow of writing and ideas. I’ve still got a bunch of ideas floating around in my head so I think I’ll be ok. I do have to say its nice to be able to do something different from the day to day grind for a change. Seeing a completely different part of the continent really does put things into perspective. Even within the same country lifestyles and just general approach to life are so much different from what I see on a daily basis. It makes me wonder if I don’t live in the rat race capital of the world.
The only other aspect of my traveling this past week that’s worthy of note is the fact that I spent a small fortune doing it. This was business travel so my employer will be reimbursing me the money that I spent but it definitely made an impact to my finances for the last part of the month. For those of you who travel a lot does your employer give you money up front for travel? Or are you expected to pay out of pocket and get money back?