Last week I posted this on Facebook: An entry level engineer just turned down our offer of employment. Not enough vacation time (10 days a year) for him and he "really likes to get out and do things". I weep for the future. To set the scene: Last week a fresh-out-of-engineering school job applicant declined … Continue reading Life/Work Balance with a First Job. Too Much to Ask?
Many of you know how useless and actionless my job is but you also know it provides me with health insurance, very lax office hours and oversight, and an income while I work to get enough non-profit contracts to leave this job. I can now add physically painful to that list, as my neck and … Continue reading Now It’s Just Embarrassing
I'm back! The auction is over! I Rah-ah-ah-ah-AHHHH-cked it!!! I returned home at 11:45 p.m. Saturday night and didn't go to bed till 2. I was so wound up. It is so gratifying to do work and succeed and know that it was my plan, executed my way, and the results were better than I … Continue reading My Life with Fundraising
I don't even like marshmallows except kinda sorta on smores but remember that commercial "Swiss Miss with Mini Marshmallows!" You don't? Just me? Just me and TV in 1974? Sheesh, this job is really taking its toll. Now I have work to do which means I don't have time to blog or play Friends with … Continue reading Quick Misc. with Mini Marshmallows
It is very cool to be Freshly Pressed. It is even cooler to have a post that is meaningful to me be Freshly Pressed. I am so flattered and happy and grateful that the WordPress FP Wizards selected my post on my friend Kitty's dad for Fresh Pressing. As I have said more than once, … Continue reading After the 2nd Fresh Pressing and Other Items of Note
Miss me? See what I did there? Oh, I haven't lost it! Not by a long shot! Speaking of long shots, did you hear the one about the Pope that resigned without warning? The first Pope in 600 years to resign? The Pope who changed the American liturgy and then bailed? That one? Who do … Continue reading Misc. Maggie