Monthly Archives: May 2012

Paul M.

I have this very nice friend named Paul M. who probably has the strangest career history of anyone I know, from working for a top-tier consulting company and spending several years in Germany to working on indie movies and Everest … Continue reading

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I passed!

Just got word from the major coffee company that I passed the background check, phew!  So, I should get a copy of the full relocation policy next week. Looks like this thing is on! FYI, I also received a copy … Continue reading

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Red eye

No, not a night flight.  I woke up this morning with one God-awful looking bloodshot eye! I went to my local eyeglass store (where I am a regular and favorite customer) and asked the optometrist to look at it.  She … Continue reading

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Sold!

My cousin has sold my Honda!   To his brother! The first deal he had going on a week or so ago fell through, so he put an ad in the paper and then this morning it dawned on him … Continue reading

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Booty Call

Today I was telling a few friends, at different times, that the whole job search thing is so like dating that it is just weird!  You need to ‘put yourself out there’ and hope for contact, then hope that there … Continue reading

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Single and Off the Fast Track (from The Wall Street Journal, May 23, 2012, page D1)

Single and Off the Fast Track It’s Not Just Working Parents Who Step Back to Reclaim a Life By SUE SHELLENBARGER Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street JournalOn a typical day last week, Anne Marie Bowler read the morning newspaper … Continue reading

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Roller Coaster

I am coming up on a year of being unemployed, it is very hard to believe!  The first 6+ months were really very enjoyable as I traveled and learned Italian, etc., but the last 5 months or so have been … Continue reading

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