Tag Archives: Money

The Hills

No, not thoseĀ Hills. I’m talking about real hills – steep hills. Long hills. Unscripted hills. Lately, hills have ruled my life. I think about them all day long, envision them while I’m lying in bed at night, and generally fret … Continue reading

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I Feel a Little Like Jerry Maguire.

It’s a mission statement. I’ve been trying to craft it for the past two weeks, and despite the encouragement and support of several people, I’ve been stuck. Clogged up like a hair-filled drain. I just haven’t felt the flow, the … Continue reading

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Thirty-three

Yesterday was my birthday. That’s right — thirty-three years ago, four days after Christmas and two days before New Year’s Eve, the world was graced with my presence. Immediately followed by the blizzard of ’78. Growing up, I have to … Continue reading

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What Happened

Ok. Here’s what happened. I got mad. Real mad. My patience took a hiatus and I let it all in. Let what in, you say? The pressure of having no income, my resistance to a service job, the unavailability of … Continue reading

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Stranger in a Strange Land

(video courtesy of youtube) Ladies aaaaaaand gentleman, step right up! Come see the freak of nature! She’s a personal trainer who actually thinks she can make a living that way! She thinks you have to know what you’re doing when … Continue reading

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You’re Fired!

Well folks, I done got canned. Sacked. Terminated. I received my pink slip. They gave me the boot. I got the axe. That’s right. I will no longer be serving up Gyros or Moussaka. There are two things that bother … Continue reading

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Everything I Need to Know I Learned from Halloween

What is this thing that happens to people in October? People get more excited about Halloween than any other holiday. Is it the thrill of pretending to be someone else? To take on a different identity for one night is … Continue reading

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The Joys and Sorrows of Being Unemployed

For the past two weeks, getting a job has been my job. The pay is crap. I have one “professional” outfit and have been wearing it every day. Is there anything more demoralizing than job hunting? Especially when you have … Continue reading

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