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Tuesday Vibes

Things are really working out for me lately.  I am enjoying another lazy day in my uptown apartment, slowly sipping coffee and staring out into the late morning kitchen: it’s clean in here, the light is soft due to a hazy overcast day, the cat is happily playing in the basement, the neighborhood is graveyard silent. 386 more words


From Laid Off to Off-Loading: A Tale of What's Really Important

Do you love your job? On my surface, my job was a dream job. But when people asked me that, I could never give them an emphatic yes. 461 more words

Solo Travel

The best worst thing - the post I was too ashamed to write until today

Today marks the 3rd anniversary of one of the worst days of my life. Many times I’ve had people comment about how ‘real’ I am, or honest, or authentic. 1,481 more words


Three Unstaffed Courses Call My Name, WIU Doesn't Hear

When I look at the screen shots I took of Western Illinois University course offerings, hope presents itself. There’s my position!  In plain sight!

After two colleagues in my teaching areas, Dr. 503 more words

Laid Off

Getting Laid-off....

Earlier this year, I got laid-off from my new job after merely a month of work.  It was a job that I was excited about since it would introduce me to the tech sector here in the Bay Area.  390 more words

Why I got fired for not changing a tablecloth

Yes, I forget to change a tablecloth. Fortunately this was one of my jobs as a high school student so I wasn’t struggling to put dinner on the table, but it still serves as an important and timeless lesson. 304 more words