Sitting When I Want to Stand

Yesterday I learned so much by learning so little. Out of work, and searching for work, interrupted by a summons to attend an appointment at the California Employment Development Department. Hey, I am doing the unemployment thing and with receiving funds, comes rules and oversight. No worries, I am earnest in my efforts searching for a... Continue Reading →

Half Way There

Done. I completed and won the NaNoWriMo Challenge for 2014! The goal is 50,000 words in the 30 days of November. I reached the goal in 25 days averaging over 2,000 words and nearly three hours of writing each day. This is my first deep-dive into novel writing and I have much to learn, but... Continue Reading →

Password Affirmations

"Your password has expired. Please reset your password now."  Most people groan when it is time to change their password at work. These days I smile and welcome the opportunity. For so long I used full words with added numbers and symbols just as we all did. Over the past year I changed my approach to... Continue Reading →

Make Your Soul Smile

Less than three months to go until the end and a beginning and whatever may come. I focus now on my plan for a new job and how to fit 26 years onto a résumé. I am not alone and together at work we help each other improve our LinkedIn profiles and yes, how to create... Continue Reading →

Career Talk for Young and Old

My kids always come first.  While I should focus on my career and job prospects, instead I focus on the career plans for my children.  As I talk to them about jobs, career choices, college majors and such I find it is helping me with my journey and near-term decisions.  I too have to get a... Continue Reading →

Before a Beginning There Must Be an End

For those who know me directly and for others familiar with my blog writing, the day has come.  My last day at work is set.  Friday, December 12, 2014 will be my last day at a place I called home for over 26 years. An end is near.  It is a necessary step to the beginning that will... Continue Reading →

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