Monthly Archives: September 2012

My Jobs Report Month 13

Really? Month 13? Welcome back to my job search. For those late to the series step back to last month’s report. This is getting ridiculous. No. It isn’t getting ridiculous. It is ridiculous. For more than a year I’ve been … Continue reading

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I Am Number 1

I am number 1! Yes! That hasn’t been the case lately. Lately I’ve been #2 at best, and in job searches coming in second is the same as coming in last. But this year, just like last year, I am … Continue reading

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Query Can Anyone Be President

Hello folks, and welcome to new category within my blog: Queries – the place where I ask questions and ask for answers. I wanted a forum that was more open than facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, or Twitter; so, at a friend’s … Continue reading

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The poor Are Undercapitalized

I hate to admit it but a politician (Mitt Romney) got me thinking. But first, mentioning the name of politician amidst today’s inclimate discourses requires disclosures. No. I don’t follow politics. But there’s no way to avoid hearing about it … Continue reading

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Free Fridge

A second piece of good luck came my way. The first was a free iPad back in July. The second was a free fridge last week. Tangible good luck. I needed that. In the last couple of years there have … Continue reading

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Social Media For Artists In Action

Yes, I mean “in action”, not “inaction”. Here we sit, my class and me producing a set of example posts proving that we’ve learned how to post, link, share, and have fun. Say hello to Hope Ryder and Kristiana Nielsen. … Continue reading

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Mumbling Through

Watch the old Popeye cartoons. Skip the regular dialogue and try to follow what he says between the lines. There’s a lot of mumbling going on. A friend is amidst dark and empty times and described moment-by-moment existence as “mumbling … Continue reading

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Social Media For Artists

What do you do when someone calls you a name? Sometimes it makes sense to wear it. Someone called me a facebooker extraordinaire. Cool. What in the cyber-world is that? I doubt they gave it much thought, but I like … Continue reading

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Long View Advice

Let’s see how well I follow a friend’s bit of advice. Steve Smolinsky (excellent corporate consultant and accidental chronicler of travel and culture) visited Whidbey for a few days and pointed out that I should give my most prominent projects … Continue reading

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Operators Are Standing By

Operators are standing by. Two phone numbers. No waiting, at least right now. I have a lot of lines in the water and I’m waiting for action on many of them. Jobs, projects, clients, students, real estate agents, patrons, are … Continue reading

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