Survival Diaries of a Real-World Dropout...

Tuesday, May 25, 2004

Blessing in Disguise

Ever hear of the phrase “be careful what you wish for”? Well, I think I beat the system… You see, I have been hoping for a new job to land in my lap… well, it hasn’t. I’ve been wanting to quit my job, but I did not do that either. Last Friday I went out on a product demonstration trip with a... Sign in to see full entry.

Definition of the Day: Motivation

True life experiences provide more effective lessons than any other teacher. Motivation: (N.) the act of convincing myself to do something because I actually don't have a choice in the matter.... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, May 20, 2004

My Blank Page....

Have you ever wanted a fresh start so badly that you'd do just about anything to get it? Move away, run away, quit, drop out, sell everything, pick up and go? Well, all I wanted today was a blank page. My college advisor and English/writing professor was the speaker at our graduation last year, and... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, May 13, 2004

Another Day Another Dollar, But Still the Same Old Sh*t...

Another day, another dollar and another thought about the trip I didn’t take during college to New Zealand, Australia and the South Pacific. Why in the world did I pass that up? Here I am in Boringville, Pennsylvania with a car that barely runs—aka: heap-on-wheels, or baby-car when I actually like... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, May 10, 2004

Disclaimer: Not a Suicide-Help Hotline but Quit-a-holics Anonymous!

Thanks so much for your comments, those of you who have left them for me... In reading through those comments and pondering them while at work, I thought I should make a disclaimer post. This blog is not by any means my way of saying I hate my life, the world or I want to die. Quite the contrary, I... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, May 9, 2004

Life after college…? I don’t think so!

Graduate school, marriage, a professional career—it’s all the same song and dance. Another day older, another bill that you should have paid last week, car repair that has re-broken itself a month after your mechanic fixed it the first time, and another dollar short of your heart’s desire…. Another... Sign in to see full entry.

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