Nuff Said?

Self-reflection is one thing, but examining my navel lint in front of a (so far, imaginary) crowd is another, less high-minded thing all together. Should I continue the blog?Pros: Place for employers to gauge my writing style. Soapbox for my favorite rants. Little Zen garden for my thoughts. Cons: Silly …

Cultivating the Gardener

Bok Tower Gardens, even after a bitter freeze, is a place that inspires me to wonder if a garden is actually the place to find God. The only place that a god seems at home, these days–it’s hard to feel spiritual in the grocery store, or while watching the economy …

Ass to Chair

My niece, a budding artist and musician, said today that it has been months since she has picked up her guitar, or drawn more than a few drawings. She had some suppositions about why she wasn’t accomplishing more: she only liked to learn the guitar directly from a teacher; she …

Life as Usual

While I look for work, I continue to eat, drive, watch TV and read. Money is becoming tighter; I started to look for ways to save, ways to cut back.This is what I was doing: not buying extras, like dinners out, books or a stereo for my iPhone; buying cheaper …

Fun with Careerbuilder

I am reliably informed by an email I received via Careerbuilder that I am “perfectly fit” for a position as a warehouse associate. As I have always aspired to be a warehouse associate, I read on. I was really excited because there didn’t seem to be any impediment: I’m a …