The New Year offers the opportunity for new beginnings; changes to the way we do things. The beginning of 2019 is the opportunity to start over, to do better and to be better. As I reflect on 2018 and determine the changes I would like to make in 2019, I realize the list is small.
When I first found out that I was losing my job; the job I’ve had for ten years; the job I was only going to “stay at until I found something better”; the job I kind of actually like and get paid well to do, I decided that it might be a good time to do the things I always really wanted to do. Continue reading “The Month Long Road Trip”
I’ve been putting a lot of thought into what I am going to do when my employer shuts our warehouse. When I first heard the announcement, I thought about going back to college full time and finishing a degree. Continue reading “Life After Work”
It’s been almost a month since my employer announced we would be closing our warehouse and letting all of us go by early 2017. As a woman approaching 50 this was pretty devastating news. My mind instantly raced to thoughts and worries of “How will I pay my rent? What about my car payments? Who will hire someone my age?” But over the last month my thoughts have turned to sentiments of “What is it I REALLY WANT to do? When was I ever going to get around to actually doing those things? And Why not now?” Continue reading “The Day Job is Ending”