Monthly Archives: July 2013

I saw it in your eyes

You know I love you, right? I’d say, Yes dear, I love you too. Always after you teased me Or acted like a shy boy Or said something I couldn’t understand You know I love you, right? You knew how … Continue reading

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Life without a computer

The Daily Prompt: Life After Blogs http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/07/28/daily-prompt-without/ When Hurricane Sandy came through New Jersey last year, I had an opportunity to find out if I could live without my computer for one week.  I had no electricity therefore I had … Continue reading

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What a difference three days makes…

My Canadian miniature roses

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Daily Prompt: Back to School

http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/07/26/daily-prompt-mastery/ As a teen, I attended college as an art student but earned a Bachelor’s degree in History in my 40s.  I went back to school because finishing my degree became a personal accomplishment, not something that I hoped would … Continue reading

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Unemployment, scammers and bad business ideas

I’d love to be able to post that I’ve found a job so I can end the weekly unemployment updates/rants.  I’d still post articles about unemployment but it wouldn’t be so personal anymore. I applied for twelve jobs this week … Continue reading

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The COBRA termination letter

I received my COBRA termination notice in the mail.  I’ve been trying to calculate when my health insurance benefits will end but now I know I have two months before I become an uninsured American.   I know what it’s like … Continue reading

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The professional identity crisis

I read LinkedIn mostly to read articles on professional development and economic trends. My attempt at networking hasn’t produced much in helping me find work but some of the influencer articles are useful.  A common theme discussed on LinkedIn is … Continue reading

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