Surviving the week

surviving sea turtle baby on sand
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Another workweek is done. Now I’ve been at the job for a month. Because of the coronavirus, it hasn’t been longer than that. Now it’s about 2 months left of the contract. I’m already counting the days. It’s been surviving the week. If it wasn’t from the nice colleagues I wouldn’t want to be there. There is not much to do. At least not this week. It’s always quiet at the beginning of the week. A lot of events have been cancelled so there isn’t much to report. The job is internal and external communication. One of the tools is WordPress so at least I get to use the block thing. Not having nothing to do is another thing but the worse part is waking up early. It has never been my thing. I also don’t like going to places. There are days I wish I didn’t have to go anywhere. At least not early in the morning. When you have to make up early, you have to go to bed early which is the bad part. Then you get confused when the weekend comes. Last Saturday I woke up and saw the time being over 7 am so I thought I’ll be late for work. But then realised it’s the weekend and went back to bed. Then on Sunday, you have to go to bed early so the weekend feels really short. Sometimes I wonder if this job really is worth it. At least you get paid something. I also get job experience even though it’s not in the field I want to be in. It hasn’t really been what I wrote about the job.

Days shouldn’t be trying surviving the week at work. Many people stay in their jobs for years which I don’t want to. I want to move on from things I don’t feel motivated to do. Is your life really worth it if you stay at something that bores you? Unfortunately, some people don’t have a choice and they have to be in a job if they like it or not. They don’t have a safety net and get help to their money troubles. I’m glad I don’t live in the States, for example. I would probably be homeless or something. You shouldn’t settle to your destiny. People who have worked where I am now haven’t found a job so they come back. That’s something I want to avoid. I don’t know if I even want to work for someone because then you have to go by their schedule. Working from home has entered my mind. I just hate hurrying. When I was studying web design and we had on the job learning. I could choose my own schedule and the freedom of not having to go anywhere was much more fun. Now it just feels forced and routined. It just isn’t for me. Now I will get through the months that are left of the contract and then we’ll see what will happen after that. At least we get free coffee and something sweet or salty to eat on Fridays at work. The best part is though the people you meet and the great people you work with. Without the atmosphere there, the surviving the week would be much harder to handle.

Mouthwatering new WP feature test

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WordPress has a new feature where you can embed a Twitter post. It’s quite mouthwatering when you can test something new. Below you can see one of my tweets. I think the feature is OK but I don’t think I will use it that much. At least it’s easier to post a tweet on your blog.


This has been postponed to 2021. Then we’ll have a big party

Originally tweeted by Mia Salminen (@Liuzzia) on July 7, 2020.

Block testing in WordPress

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I’m no fan of this block thing on WordPress but I test it now so this post won’t be empty.

  • Since we have this version at work, I have to learn it. And it seems to be the ‘In’ thing of the present and the future.

    • A bit confusing

    sheldon cooper gif

  • But you live and learn, right?

loki drawing
Drawn by me

Can you see this?

Or this?

This is not that good either.

See on the right. I drew that from a step by step tutorial on Pinterest.

If this post looks messy, it’s because it is. Testing is just that. There is so many different elements but I thing I’ve only use the image and paragraph elements.

  1. Paragraph
  2. Image
  3. Maybe gallery

WordPressWordPress.orgTestingTesting 2Testing 3
BlocksBlocksTest finishedTest finishedTest finished
ClassicClassicTest finishedTest finishedTest finished
SameSameTest finishedTest finishedTest finished
This is testing tables
Blocks and Classic
There is blocks
There is classic
What you prefer is fantastic

It’s never too late to learn new things. It takes longer when you get older but it still good to learn.

Me about this learning about blocks in WordPress

So there you have it. There are a lot of others but I think I stick to the classic one. It’s good to practice the block thing even if you don’t use it.

This is my rating for the block thing

Rating: 3 out of 5.