20 Days and Counting


It's been a great way to mark time; to blog every day for a year.  I have 20 days to go before the year is up.  As I get ready for the next phase I was reading about the Blogging University's "Writing 201 Finding Your Story."  I'm on the fence about signing up for it, … Continue reading 20 Days and Counting

What I Know About Being Unemployed


  Hindsight is 20-20, right?  If I knew when I was unemployed, what I know now about being unemployed, I might have enjoyed the time off a bit more. A colleague of mine was recently, and quite unceremoniously, laid off from her job after a 37-year run.  Yes, 37 years with the same organization; moving … Continue reading What I Know About Being Unemployed

“Fitness Together” Helped Me Find A Job


When you're unemployed the wherewithal to get out of bed every day to search for a job or simply face the world, can be like climbing Mt. Everest. In 2009 and a few months into 2010 I was unemployed. During one of the most difficult economic times in the country to be sure, but even … Continue reading “Fitness Together” Helped Me Find A Job