It's something to accept - when I'm broke, when I'm sick, when I'm uncertain how far away from normalcy my next detour will take me - that every path leads to regrets, if I allow it to. I don't know how this one is going to turn out.
There is a lot to be wary of when using CL for goods and/or services. Anything can happen. So, why, you might ask, would a person still do any business on Craigslist if there are so many scam artists, shysters and loons on the site?
If the next 9 months in Boston are anything like the last 3, it's going to be difficult to say goodbye. I can't imagine a better problem to have.
It looks like I have a job here in NOLA. After less than a month of looking (the first two weeks were a wash as I was exploring the city and anticipating a visit to Kansas), I'll be getting back into the food service industry that I prefer. My situation obviously isn't what one might … Continue reading Looking For Work in Obama’s America
Myopic With my current job soon to expire, I'm out there beating the streets (and the internets) looking for work. I've turned in probably 30 applications and/or resumes over the past month, and I will continue to do so as long as I haven't found anything. One glaring hindrance when looking for work is the … Continue reading Google, You Are Fucking My Shit Up
I wrote this piece a few days back about the so-called "Class Warfare" of Obama's new proposed tax increases. I think it rang true for a lot of people, but there are those who disagree and I think their view is summed up in this opinion piece in the Washington Post by ultra-Conservative, German tool, … Continue reading Class Warfare: Addendum
Three weeks in, and I have a job. Not a record, but damn close. Of course, the last time I got a job within three weeks it didn't turn out so well. But I'm sure this will be different. Right? Regardless, this means I get to keep paying my bills. Which is good, because apparently … Continue reading A Seattle Update
I was starting to think Nashville was going to be my Waterloo. But a job has presented itself. A pathetic, low-paying job, but a job. To be fair, I get pretty pessimistic in every city. But there was a perfect storm of issues here that made this city seem especially hopeless: Relational, Mental, Economic (national), … Continue reading A Reprieve