I still look at Facebook way too much. I was scrolling this morning and came across a post by someone I knew in high school with advice for people applying for jobs. The advice in general was good – Take a look at your social media and clean it up in case they look. The … More A Whole Lot of Judging Going On
I am 10 days away from my last day at work. I’ve been in the same profession with the same organization for 25 years. Now, in 10 days I will be ending that long chapter of my life. It reminds me of these lyrics I posted before Wherever you are, whatever you didIt’s a page … More A New Chapter Coming Soon
Just a quick note for those who have followed my posts about my needing a change. Today I moved from talking to action. I have submitted my first application for a new job. Same field, very different location. I will continue my search over my four day weekend. Now that I’ve decided to stop balking … More Tater Takes a Small Step.
In this case I mean sick as in physically ill. Every other day is the rambling of a mentally sick man. Today I am home sick from work. I went home early yesterday because I didn’t feel good. I woke up this morning not feeling great again. I knew the minute I woke up that … More The Ramblings of a Sick Man
Once upon a time, in an office far, far away(Baltimore) I worked for a terrible person. I was a contract employee and, even if this person wasn’t terrible, would need to find a new job eventually. During this terrible time, I filled in as the librarian at the women’s prison for several months. It had … More They Don’t Own You, You Don’t Owe Them
I recently hit 200 followers on this blog. I would like to say welcome to the new followers and also I’m sorry for the inevitable disappointment you will feel when you read my posts regularly. There are some people I follow who start a blog and 6 months later they have a gazillion followers. I … More Some Short Wednesday Thoughts
Only the second day of the month and I already have no clue where I’m going with the posts this month. I blame everyone who read yesterday’s post and didn’t give me a suggestion or ask a question. THIS IS ALL YOUR FAULT! I am one of the lucky people who got an email from … More Month Of Tater Day 2 – Electric Boogaloo
While my job at the state prison system provided a few interesting stories, there were two good reasons I needed a new job: my boss was a horrible person and the state job was contractual and provided no benefits. After being rejected when I applied for the job I was already doing, I knew that … More My Life as a Jailbrarian: Seeking Parole