Days since my release from 26 years in prison: 57
Time I woke: 3:;30 am
Journal of activities:
This morning I worked with Justin to complete more developments on the MichaelSantos.org website and to begin preparing a marketing package for our products. We’ve identified a list of people whom we would like to endorse our products. With the idea of receiving those endorsements in mind, I wrote a series of suggested endorsements for them to consider. Then I did more work on a proposal that I’m writing for San Joaquin County to consider. The park where I usually run is closed for maintenance this week so I ran a different route. It took me to the top of a Sonoma mountain and I enjoyed the climb. After my run I participated in a conference call with an insurance broker who is working with Justin to provide us with the worker’s compensation coverage we will need to launch a staffing company. In the afternoon I worked to fill out the paperwork necessary to receive coverage for this service. Later in the afternoon I met with Wendi, the HR director for Golden State Lumber. She advised me on more complications and expenses I should consider before venturing into the business of offering temporary staffing services. We scheduled a meeting for Monday afternoon to go over those details further. Then I went to Wells Fargo to meet with a banker. I need to open an additional credit line to begin building my credit history. The quarter century that I served in prison rendered me invisible to the credit world. I now have three credit lines open, and we’re expecting to see the credit bureaus begin to report on my prompt payments and responsible borrowing by the end of this year.
- Time: 6:30 am
- Lenght of time: 2.2 hours
- Miles run today: 11
- Weather: Beautiful and sunny in Petaluma
- Consecutive days: 17
- Cumulative miles since day off: 181
- Pushups today: 0
- Cumulative pushups for month: 0
- Annual marathon tally: 6
Today brought the blessing of another day with Carole being home with me. She was scheduled to work, but a low census at the hospital meant that her shift was canceled. We did not mind. She caught up with her schoolwork and I had the benefit of having her working beside me in our home office.
This afternoon I had a meeting with Wendi, an HR director and Alvaro, a banker at Wells Fargo.
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