Monday, July 21, 2008

Things I've Done With My Time Off Due To Lack-of-Work Unemployment

  • Attended to my social life (visited friends, talked to people in person--see below, called everyone back)
  • Disconnected the internet
  • Solidified my whistling skills
  • Wrote six different versions of my resume
  • Bottled last year's apple wine
  • Learned how to make a sock monkey
  • Got addicted/further addicted to new TV shows on DVD (Six Feet Under, The Wire)
  • Bought things with change
  • Hung out laundry
  • Went camping with my family
  • Visited friends' families
  • Argued with Daughter, who has been out of camp for three weeks and is blessedly going back tomorrow
  • Cut coupons out of the paper and let them expire
  • Cooked beans
  • Walked
  • Walked a lot
  • Went gardening
  • Spent a lot of time at the public library for free internet
  • Used three online services to search for jobs
  • Applied for twelve jobs (and still counting)
  • Made lists of things
  • Forgot what day of the week it is
  • Thought about knitting
  • Went to the beach twice
  • Made a list of things I would buy if I had unlimited money
  • Got sunburned
  • Picked strawberries
  • Got definitely rejected from two jobs
  • Made at least four different budgets
  • Forgot about important appointments
  • Became despondent about my job prospects
  • Became ecstatic about my job prospects
  • Took a nap

1 comment:

toklas23 said...

ah, i was so happy to see a post on Mainuh? Yessuh! I've missed it.

this is an impressive list. damn. hang in there, and remember you have people who care about you. people to lean on.

or, hey, to go to the beach with. which we are definitely doing during my vacation.


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