Category Archives: road trips

Happy Blog Anniversary to Me!

Three years ago this week in May of 2011 I began writing my blog. At the time, I had experienced several years of underemployment and unemployment and was nearing the point where I could no longer afford to live in … Continue reading

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Finding Jenni

I recently returned, very briefly, to Devils Lake, North Dakota, for the first time since I moved back to Colorado last May. The ultra short trip’s purpose was to retrieve my remaining “stuff” from my parent’s basement. I was initially … Continue reading

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Back to the Prairie: Job Hunting Word Nerd Heads North

March 28, 2012: For you long time word nerd followers, you will remember I first started writing my blog late last spring to chronicle several road trips to my home state of North Dakota in search of employment. Although those journeys … Continue reading

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Stopgap Jobs: Hold the Pickles, Hold the Lettuce

A friend, who, I might add, has never had to look for a job a day in her life, recently said to me “I can’t understand why you can’t find a job, I mean any kind of job. Really? I … Continue reading

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Party Like a Rock Star: Grandma B. Turns 100

Thanks to my sis Julie for suggesting the title for this blog post. Although this post isn’t about job hunting, it is about family, whose support is so important in job hunting. And anyone who turns 100, especially your Grandmother, is worthy … Continue reading

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Please Mr. Postman

July 7, 2011: You young folk probably won’t remember this song. It goes something like Please Mr. Postman look and see , if there’s a letter, a letter for me. If I remember right it’s about a young person anxiously awaiting … Continue reading

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$4.59

June 23, 2011: $4.59. That is the current balance in my checking account. Yep. That’s it! That amount, along with about $15 in available credit on a credit card and any loose change or dollars I can find in my … Continue reading

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