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For those of you who don’t know: I got a job!

No wait. That’s not right.

I got THE job! Read the rest of this entry »

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Donald DraperI’m not sure how this happened, but I only just started watching “Mad Men” with only five episodes left in season three.  It’s especially weird because it is so my kind of show–drama mixed with social commentary mixed with tragically flawed characters (including a couple of struggling writers no less!).

Seriously, where have I been?

Despite the fact I am woefully under-informed about who these characters are and how they have ended up where they are now, I found myself deeply moved by the main character, Don Draper’s simple proclamation in this season’s finale episode:

“I want to work.” Read the rest of this entry »

I’m unemployed and therefore, I’m currently, technically without health care coverage. It sucks. It stresses me out and I want it to end. Today.

But I have to wait.

Until all the powers that be decide what options they are willing to offer me.

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Again, sorry for the long lapses between posts. Unemployment can be a real time-sucker.

Thought I’d update everyone on my recent activities since my life is that interesting and I know you are all dying to know. Read the rest of this entry »

I’ll admit it. I was a bit freaked out when I first thought about being laid off. But since then I’ve come to terms with my new found “unemployed” status and am actually quite happy with the whole arrangement. In fact, I would recommend it to anyone who hasn’t been unemployed before. Read the rest of this entry »