Job Hunting? Don’t Not Do This

I start a second job this coming week. I’m pretty pumped.

Also, I’m very confused.

If for some reason you don’t stalk me and haven’t found a way to read every comment I ever write on other people’s pages, then you might not be aware that within one year (2014-2015), I sent about 100 resumes and had about 90 interviews. I had actually started to write a blog post about it so I could tell the humorous stories from those rejections, but it turns out it’s still a downer to talk about in detail. Maybe I’m over 45 rejections and need another year to move on from the other 45.

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Did I just make this awkward? I made this weird.

Somehow, my current teaching position just came to me. Continue reading “Job Hunting? Don’t Not Do This”

How I Got Lost and Found

Friends, Colleagues, Staff, Readers, MeghaFans!

I’m back! I certainly did not expect to take the full month off from writing and I feel like apologizing. I did the Texas bit and had a blast. I enjoyed Fathers’ Day (I haven’t looked up the various writer’s guides, but I feel strongly that the apostrophe belongs after the “s,” y’know?) and conquered a somewhat tall Ferris wheel. Hashtag: I’m a survivor. I unexpectedly and gratefully volunteered for a film festival wherein I took on the stage for the first time in four years. I sorta want to live on it. Thankfully, one of the local parks has a stage, so I will probably just start hopping on that daily and performing for no one just to get my need out of the way. Finally, I saw my 11-month-old best friend and his mom. Er, I mean my best friend and her 11-month-old, a visit that I’ve been needing for over two months. I don’t like when I miss an entire month of that baby’s life. Because now he’s basically a grown business man and I missed seeing him grow into that.

Now that you know what I’ve been up to and why the dickens I’d neglect you for an entire month, it’s time for us to discuss something that I did, how I got through, and how you, too, can get yourself in and out of this predicament. Continue reading “How I Got Lost and Found”

Why Cleaning Becomes A Makeover

I’m going to tell you a little secret.

I mean, this just the internet. It’ll just stay between you and me, right?

Okay.

I don’t like cleaning.

I mean, I don’t mind wiping down the counters after I make a quick sandwich (I’ve really been into bologna this week. What’s that about?). I shed like a molting parakeet, so I also don’t have any qualms about wiping my hair up after a good brushin’. I also panic and Continue reading “Why Cleaning Becomes A Makeover”

Locked Out Of The Car? This Kitchen Tool Will Get You In!

At the request of Amanda (Just In Queso, check it out!) I’m going to share how I got into my car using a kitchen tool and pokey device.

I need to share the whole story that leads up to how I learned this trick. It’s not like I just sat around one week with all of my grandmother’s kitchenware and tried prying the car doors open until something worked. However, I also don’t entirely remember the timeline of events, so I’m going to take a few creative liberties in my storytelling.

Before moving on, I want to stress that if you are a criminal, please move along. I don’t want to play a role in your antics. Why are you even perusing blogs for ways to get into cars? Just use a sharp diamond to cut the windows like all of the other robbers. Agh. You also didn’t hear that from me. For everyone else, just use this fantastic trick to get into your own cars. I don’t want to turn on the nightly national news and learn that there has been a rise of people pranking their friends by breaking into their cars with kitchenware and, I don’t know, cleaning them or whatever you’d do once you got in. I’m not good with pranks. Continue reading “Locked Out Of The Car? This Kitchen Tool Will Get You In!”

What Not To How To

When I was deciding what sort of blog this would be, I briefly considered writing some sort of “How To” blog. A glance at my Facebook newsfeed suggests that How To’s are a big thing.

How To Have A Complete Wardrobe With Only 20 Items

How To Contour Your Face In 5 Steps

How To Shave Your Alpaca From A Distance

How To Paint Your Own Glitter Beard (That’s a Thing, the link is there, and I encourage all bearded readers to please do this. Please.)

So I sat down with the coffee that I purchased because I didn’t know how to make it and considered what sorts of things I could cover in a How To blog. I once tried to write a beginners sewing blog, because I thought it’d be fun for readers to try to learn how to sew while I posted my sewing projects to demonstrate how easy it took practice Continue reading “What Not To How To”