Shaine Mata

Seeking Freedom

COVID Contingency Planning

Tonight, Mrs. Mata and I sat down with our youngest to discuss the contingency plan in the likely event that we get sick. Most people will get a cold or flu. Mrs. Mata is a preschool teacher. I manage a facility. Dealing with people is our j


Going Into a Three Day Weekend

Credit Natura_Photos on Pixabay I have a three day weekend coming up. Two big jobs are pending for this time off. One is to work on the GMRS repeater w


Hive Disappointment

I was looking at my Hive stats. It appears that I have only earned 147.79 Steem/Hive


My Actifit Report Card: June 30 2020

Today consisted mostly of daily activity, which is administrative work. So, I spent a lot of time seated, including at the clinic where I


My Actifit Report Card: June 29 2020

Today’s step count is surprising. I thought it would be lower considering that I forgot my phone at my desk a couple of times. Tod


My Actifit Report Card: June 28 2020

Today was an absolutely lazy day. The most I did was drive my daughter to an appointment and pick up some groceries. The rest of the day was spent curating on Hive.This report was published via Actifit app (


My Actifit Report Card: June 27 2020

Today was a bit slow, as Saturdays should be. I got called to work to open doors. I also wanted to check on HVAC settings I had changed.


Trying to catch a pet

Last night my wife came running into our bedroom because she saw a tarantula in my daughter’s room. She absolutely HATES spiders, big juicy ones in particular. I w


My Actifit Report Card: June 26 2020

Today’s step count was unintentional. I didn’t make time to walk. It all just happened as a part of my daily activity. This included over


I Powered Up Another 87 Hive

I powered up another 87 Hive today. My weekly power up should be around $20. I lose some of that with fees from Coinbase and Blocktrades. However, it is still momentum in building my account. It's funny that I was celebrating that I reached


More STEEM Power Down Coming

Fortunately, Dlease has an option for canceling a lease renewal. One prior leaser renewed for three months at a little over 8% interest. It's a great price for him. However, it's much lower than other leases on the market. I think I can do b


My Actifit Report Card: June 25 2020

Today I spent a good portion of the day dealing with the aftermath of having COVID-19 infected individuals in my building. I had to arran