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Wednesday, September 9, 2009

The end is near

It seems like my time as an unemployed slob have ended. It's been a little over 8 months since I've last worked, and it looks like I will be returning to the working force just shy of 9 months of unemployment. Moral of the story: I could've not had a baby in the time I was unemployed, which is a really good thing, because I'm not sure someone would hire me if I were about to have a baby.

In all seriousness though, I am very grateful that I finally will have a job again. I am even more grateful that I was in a position where I could make the best of my unemployment time. Very few people can get laid off and still be able to hold on to all their possessions, and be able to travel all over the world.

Now, here's the thing, the job is not in Chicago, in fact, the job is somewhere that is going to require me to move. Apparently, commuting 400 miles is out of the question. At first, I thought how typical it is that I would, after all this time, get a job in another state that would require me to move, and not somewhere that I would consider exciting. But then I thought, heck, someone is giving me a job, in a place that is relatively not that far away, where I actually know some people, and the job is exactly what I was looking for, so what the hell is wrong with me? Now, it has finally sunk in, and I am starting to get more and more excited about the move, starting a new adventure in a new place, and starting a new job. Minnesota, here I come!

8 comments:

von Krankipantzen said...

I am so excited for you and can't wait to hear about all the new stuff going on. New friends, new restaurants, new neighbourhoods etc.

jcesarmo said...

I have to make echo on Kranki's comment and congratulate you on your new beginning.

Great to know that is relatively near from your actual residence. Remember that even in the most dull places there's something exciting waiting to be discovered.

And a plus is that you got a job you wanted, that's a great start.

Again, congratulations on your new beginning!

Daisy said...

CONGRATULATIONS on the new job!!!! I can't wait to hear all about the job, the new digs, new friends, etc.

macandchen said...

Way to go!!!! Congratulations, this is great news. I bet Rami and Danna are sad though, it's taken only a few months to spread the members of the dysfunctional family all over the map.

Congratulations!!!!!!!!

kim said...

that's GREAT news, kula. congrats! now just tell me where that place is so we know where to stop by on your next trip to st. paul to see the host family ;)

Manblogger641 said...

Hey congratulations on the new job!!! I hope you update us on the new digs and the new area.

Marit said...

So excited for you! You will have a slew of friends in no time. :)

KULA said...

Thanks everyone! I've survived 1.5 weeks in the new job and the new city! :)