Self Doubt On The Job Hunt

September 3rd, 2013

I have had many ups and downs in my extended job hunt (mostly downs), but it’s been a real learning experience. Being out of work for a long time can […]

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Great Expectations

August 2nd, 2013

Whew, Lordy — I recently started a new job and, let me tell you, it has been a total trip! I came into this new workplace with a set of […]

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Which Way Did You Lean?

July 8th, 2013

Audio books have turned a maddening commute into a time I look forward to, and I listen to non-fiction I’m unlikely to find time to read. This week’s pleasure was […]


Evolve Or Die

June 19th, 2013

Researchers have discovered that the cliff swallows of southwestern Nebraska have done something extraordinary. Over the span of 30 years (just a blip on the evolutionary timeline) these birds physically […]


Crisco Vs. Baby Oil

June 7th, 2013

Ah, summer vacation! It’s almost here and boy I could use some time off. How can that be? I am unemployed, it’s like I’m on vacation all the time, right? […]


The Joys Of Rush Hour

April 24th, 2013

For the last six months I have been commuting two hours a day. It had been twelve years since I’d had a daily commute to an office, as I mostly […]


Get A Job!

April 1st, 2013

When I completed grad school last fall, I was proud, happy, and content. The thing I’d been working diligently toward for three years was over — woo hoo! Also, big […]


Work From Home Can Work

March 4th, 2013

CEO Marissa Mayer is a hot topic again due to her announcement to ban Yahoo’s work from home policy. Due to current difficulties, Yahoo! might need to take this approach […]