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
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
This thought came to me as I was walking the dog in the 90 degree weather yesterday. I don’t know if it was inspiration or heat induced delirium. I started thinking about my Goodreads reading goal. I set my yearly reading goal at 100 books every year. Most years I make it. Last year, I … More The Down Side of Goals
A long time ago I did a post about my first seven jobs and then I updated and reposted it over the summer. After staring at my laptop for a good fifteen minutes and looking at blog ideas, I decided I would write about some of my jobs that did not make the list of … More Some of My Random Jobs
My memories reminded me that I once took a career aptitude test after saying I didn’t know what I wanted to be when I grew up. Back then it was just a fun idea for a post. Now I feel like I should do it again and take it more seriously. A lot of writing … More What Do I Want to Be When I Grow Up?
This one popped up in my memories. Looking back, I Miss how much I loved working at the library at UK. Great people that made the job fun. I also miss the freedom of having a job like the newspaper job where I depended on no one but myself. After the newspaper job, I worked … More My First Seven Jobs
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.
As I promised in the last installment of “My Life as a Jailbrarian” today I will write about the fights I saw while working in the library. This is not going to be as exciting as it sounds. There were rarely fights in the library. I can really only remember two actual physical fights inside … More My Life as a Jailbrarian: Library Fight Club
It’s been a while since I’ve written a “jailbrarian” post. It’s hard for me to decide where to start with my life in the county jail. As I mentioned in the last post, many days in jail are boring and uneventful and that is what you want. Boring and uneventful, coupled with the job being … More My Life as a Jailbrarian: Life on the Inside Leads to Life Online
There was a line in Grey’s Anatomy this week that prompted this post. I can’t recall exactly how it was phrased but the character says he “doesn’t want to live with a ghost — who he might have been if he had been brave enough to try.” That line struck a chord with me because … More Living With a Ghost