2600 lb Death Machine

The dull whirring of the laundry machine and the hissing and humming of our dishwasher were the only sounds to accompany me as I pitter-pattered on my Surface keyboard. It was otherwise quiet in my living room. The flame of my candle flickered at me, asking for attention, but wanting none. It was peaceful. My …

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Day 17 & 18: Savoury Croissants, Road Rage, and Mixed Feelings

Ah, the holiday season. Who can get past a weekend without stuffing their faces full of sugar cookies and hot apple cider? And... Who would want to?! I can't say there was much job searching activity beyond what I'd done during the week. I spent Friday morning at a second 'technical' interview at the B2B …

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Day 13: Stop touching my arm (and other networking don’ts)

Decided to check out the HR association's networking event tonight. Networking events can be either awesome, or... terrible. I don't know what made me think it would be fun to go into a room full of HR people, but, well, we all make mistakes. ------ Awkward networking #1: Since I didn't know anyone, I decided …

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