Story archives - tag: "career"


During two years of graduate school, I never imagined that my career would involve taking pictures of raisins.

tags: speech language pathology autism alternative communication career humor [add]

2009-02-06 14:17:50 / Rating: 587 /

one day

I gave the high school freshman my phone number so he could brag to his friends and because it reaffirmed that I want to be a journalist when I grow up

tags: humor growing up freshman career journalism college dating [add]

2008-12-12 09:18:39 / Rating: 571.5 /


When the polygraph ended, he looked up and smiled at me saying, "I'll give you this: I've been doing this a long time and you are the most nervous person I've ever met."

tags: career life nerves polygraph [add]

2008-10-06 13:15:42 / Rating: 441.75 /


I knew I'd chosen the right career when I got my first check and my initial reaction was, "What's this for?"

tags: violin job happy career [add]

2008-01-29 15:28:07 / Rating: 784.25 /


If my writing career doesn't work out, I'll invent a cereal which is composed of only marshmallows.

tags: marshmallows career writing back up plan [add]

2007-11-19 23:21:54 / Rating: 536.5 /

designer blues

I think my mid-life crisis has arrived earlier than expected.

tags: designer career crisis life [add]

2007-10-30 14:16:16 / Rating: 470.75 /


As I prepare for work tomorrow I think, "Can I do this for another 20 years?"

tags: work career [add]

2007-07-05 12:27:15 / Rating: 574.25 /

Dave Walls

I keep telling myself 'the phone is going to ring', but after two months, I can't seem to believe myself anymore when it comes to job interviews.

tags: jobs work hope dreams career frustration [add]

2007-07-05 12:25:50 / Rating: 662.25 /


I always thought I'd be a type-A career woman my whole life, but there he was on my chest, squirming, blinking, crying, clutching my little finger with all his might.

tags: motherhood baby career [add]

2007-06-14 14:57:39 / Rating: 809.75 /