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Branching out

On Monday I decided to step out and go to my first meet up! It was organized by a volunteer group at a Panera near me, so I had no reason not to miss it. 43 more words

Breaking the Ice: The Importance of Networking

Everyone you know in the world today was a stranger to you at some point in your life.  Your co-workers, your best friends, and even your parents are all people that you have built relationships with. 590 more words


The 1Q of 3015

It is actually 5 days away from officially 1Q if 2015, but lots of things has happened. Indeed, so many changes already happened in my life this beginning of the year… new place, new but actually old job descriptions, new spending and new money ;) 294 more words

Personal Lesson

no, not mario and luigi

While working on a subcontracting job with the Passive Aggressive Client From Hell (PACFH) my contractor was overjoyed to find two excellent, reasonably rated plumbers willing to fit in some urgent and simple toilet installation. 135 more words


Last Day of Freedom!

I haven’t worked since Thanksgiving! Yes, it’s almost four months since I was laid off from my job of fourteen years. I’m going to be absolutely truthful, I haven’t missed it one bit! 196 more words


Laos To Cambodia - A Tale Of Two Cities

Siem Reap is not at all what I expected. It feels quite a lot like Khaosan back in Bangkok, except larger, with rows and rows of gimmicky tourist shops, garish bars, and hipster-chic cafes lining the streets. 3,112 more words

Hello, stranger!

When I was given an assignment to go out and meet someone to interview, I was immediately turned off. Not because I’m not interested in meeting people or hearing their stories, but mainly because I’ve been in a bit of a funk trying not to bite people’s head off mid-conversation–in general lately. 784 more words