On Quitting

I forgot to write down the quote that prompted this post. I googled quotes on quitting and found the exact opposite of what I was looking for. I found: Michael Jordan – “If you quit once it becomes a habit. Never quit.” Norman Vincent Peale – “It’s always too soon to quit” Douglas MacArthur – … More On Quitting

Let It Go Indeed

I wrote recently about how I needed to let go of my feelings about my old job. I know I will never be able to completely let go. I can get most of my books and movies from my local library, but I know on occasion I will have to go there to get something. … More Let It Go Indeed

What is Success?

Recently, a friend mentioned something about identity and jobs and I commented that I feel like now that I don’t have a job I no longer have an identity, at least in the eyes of the world. We like to define people by their jobs. I wrote about this and about how I didn’t want … More What is Success?

Party Day

I think today is the day my departure from work will start to feel real. Today is the day of my Zoom farewell party. Today is the day people from across the system will show they like me just enough to log into a Zoom call to say goodbye. I did receive four nice messages … More Party Day