Friday, January 23, 2009

More loose ends are tied up, and more untangle themselves A former coworker sent me a job description, and another sent me an email cc’d to his friend the advertising and IT recruiter. Updated my profile–hadn’t used it since 2004 :-) –-with a photo, and realized where I’m going next in my job search: crafting the most beautiful, tight, concise, magical description of my wacked out interests, eternal magic goals, former astounding accomplishments and present juicy talents, that I have ever flowed to paper or screen. Got my eyes checked and was told they are amazingly healthy. Picked out a new pair of hip-looking ( to me) glasses at a great price thanks to my benefits still being in place. Picked up a free museum pass from the library for the Detroit Institute of Arts, the one T was raving about a few days ago. The pass is good for a week, so I’ll probably be going on Wednesday, as it is closed Mondays and Tuesdays, and I’d rather not go on a weekend anyway. Then to get my severance package document signed and notarized and dropped off at my former place of employment. A few people I know were at the reception desk when I arrived, so it was good to be taken care of rather than a perfunctory, “I’ll make sure your envelope makes it to the right person,”and exchanging of emails to stay in touch. It still sort of surprises me that people expect me to be devastated, and it’s still fun to disavow them of that notion. Then to another library where I picked up some “What Color is Your Parachute” type books. I loved that book and all its various editions in the 70s and 80s. I think the last one I looked at might have been 2004. It would be fun to...

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