5 days in…jump in the fire!

I new when I decided to change careers for the third time things would be different…and they certainly have been.  When you go from a boutique advertising agency to a large development company nothing really is the same…except the wardrobe.  I know my father still has trouble with the fact I wear jeans and sometimes…

Occupy…I just don’t get it

So I am fully aware that there is a need for some education on my part when it comes to the “Occupy” movement.  I also see the point in a good protest on occasion but these are missing it for me.  Sure, I’ll give credit to the folks out in Oakland that slowed down one…

Blog Topics

I know it is a little strange to write a blog post about coming up with blog topics but it seems to be a theme for both work and personal blogs.  It can be really difficult to continually come up with things to talk about that you think will truly interest people.  You can only…

First Day

Well today is my first day at a new job…for the first time in a decade I am not doing what I have done on a Monday.  I am a little in limbo…learning the new office environment, trying to figure out what I need to be doing, and where things are around here. I have…

Too Many Places to Be at Once

So far the hardest part of the big job change has been balancing training my replacement and dealing with new projects at my new company.  They hired me because they are at a point where they need my help and I am excited to jump right in, but I have been working at my old…

Blessing & A Curse

So at 4 p.m. today I get a call from a client needing some time-consuming work done and they need it by Monday afternoon.  The downside of doing freelance work.  You never know when you are going to have a project present itself and you have to be willing to get the job done when…