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A$$ in Chair
June 26, 2010 – 1:59 am | Comments
A$$ in Chair

She told all of us listening on the call that she literally had to make a sign that said “Ass in Chair” in order to motivate her to write.

I began thinking about times in my life, in all our lives when we really need to use an “Ass in Chair” mentality.

This Is Not a Test
June 24, 2010 – 9:00 am | Comments
This Is Not a Test

“It’s tough out there” has become the understatement of the decade. I have forsaken my Masters degree in search of something – anything – that will pay the bills, whoring my organization skills, typing skills, alphabetizing skills for a chance to beat out the competition.

Allow Me To Plead My Case
June 18, 2010 – 11:06 pm | Comments
Allow Me To Plead My Case

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When I was young (compared to my ripe old age of 22) I wanted to be so many different things when I grew up …

Quitting the Job Search
June 16, 2010 – 3:24 am | Comments
Quitting the Job Search

Every once in a while you need to shock your system into reminding you that there’s more to life than the 12 inches in front of your face.  In my (and many people’s) case, that …

The Real World…College Grads
June 13, 2010 – 6:24 pm | Comments
The Real World…College Grads

Whoever thought the famous “Real World” would be such a…bitch.

Moderately Priced Soaps Are My Calling
June 12, 2010 – 3:14 pm | Comments
Moderately Priced Soaps Are My Calling

Customers are rude. Water is wet.

What We Choose is Who We Become
June 10, 2010 – 2:04 am | Comments
What We Choose is Who We Become

As I looked out from the window of the airplane heading from Narita, Japan to Los Angeles in the December of 2008, a stub of a one-way flight ticket in my hand, I reminisced on how the year started, and wondered where my life was headed.

This is my stop. This is where I get off.
June 1, 2010 – 3:15 pm | Comments
This is my stop. This is where I get off.

The hardest part of finding a new job is often leaving the old one.