Every few years, it seems like it's another time to talk about how the government shut down affects our life. It started in 2011 and I wrote about it next when it happened in 2013. A government shut down is a weird situation for most families of government workers. We have a weird situation put on top of a weird situation. My wife is active duty, but she has a position that is generally held by government worker. Because she's active … [Read More...]
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Shortly after the first nibble from a recruiter, my wife got an email from a different recruiter. They were looking for business analysts to work on a two year contract. While I prefer a permanent position, two years is a decent length of time to figure out a next move. Even better, even the somewhat vague description of the position made it pretty apparently that that position was with a specific employer that I was targeting. If I got this … [Read More...]
It's the middle of January and despite my best attempts to get this out earlier, I failed. I had written about 500 words about MLK day, but I decided to delete it. I was writing mostly to clear my head. Unfortunately, my head seems to need more clearing than usual these days. To put it another way, Stephen King's way, "Kill your darlings." (He means words, not the typical killing that you'd associate him with. (Side thought: Some … [Read More...]