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This was my third interview.  Would it be third time lucky?

Interview number 1.

In a surprisingly sombre office, the first interview barely counted: 15 minutes with my interviewer, which I mistakenly took as being a good sign. 1,223 more words


Lessons from the First Day of Work: That One Time Meredith was Earnest

I pride myself on being mostly confident.

And this is a real point of pride for me because there was once a point in my life where I was aggressively lacking in confidence. 1,620 more words



It’s been a while — almost a month. I’m still kicking. In fact, I was offered a job just the other day. I’m waiting for some paperwork to go through and then I can start. 470 more words


A Dream come true, and notarized

Dear five-or-six-year-old self,

“I want to be an editor of books,” was what you said; I remember word for word. Your—my love for books endured and evolved.

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I’ve come to realize in the past couple of months or so the main reason why I am not fully enjoying my job is because I continue to put myself into position of my old job in Colorado. 279 more words

Life lately...

This poor little blog has been dominated too long by other urgent matters. I have so much to write about! So here’s what we’ve been up to (and what I hope to elaborate on in coming weeks): 829 more words

Daily Life

God's will or your own

As I have been discussing for weeks now, I recently completed my dissertation and successfully defended. The hard part and most time consuming was writing and remaining focused during the process but now that I am finished the question has become, what about jobs? 212 more words