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We're waiting to see if we get to keep our contract. Oh, the joy of recompete. 5 year contracts that have to reviewed and renewed annually, and then opened for competition again after 5 years.

I guess there's always something that keeps me complaining or worrying.

OK, so I start my new job on August 19th.

Nevermind. I was going to start my new job August 5th, but now I have to wait and see if they get the new contract. They won't know until mid-August, so I probably can't start until August 26th or September 2nd. If they win the contract. In the meantime, I may have to sell my car. Fifteen months of unemployment.

OK. I'll stop complaining... I got a job. I'm leaving Colorado and moving back to Michigan to work at my old job.

The job market seems to continue getting worse as more accounting "scandals" come to light. The analysts that predicted that employment, particularly in high tech, wouldn't resurge in the USA until the summer of 2003 may actually have been _optimists_.

I didn't get the job in Michigan, but there's another opening coming up at the same place, and I might be in the running for that job.

27 Jun 2002 (updated 27 Jun 2002 at 19:15 UTC) »

No job yet.

"Dances with Sheep"

I've been re-reading Haruki Murakami novels, thinking I'll go live in the Rocky Mountains, a cross between the hermit Ryokan and the SheepMan.

I'm going to read Plato's Symposium and then I'll make believe that I'm having a conference of stuffed toys in my cramped little bedroom.

12.5 months unemployed.

I'm a monkey in a box, monkey in a cardboard box.

16 Jun 2002 (updated 16 Jun 2002 at 08:17 UTC) »

Cool. I have an job interview on Tuesday. Cross your fingers!

I wish I could go to the Ottawa Linux Symposium... *sigh*

OK. A handful of potential jobs have come and gone. No real interviews, just screening interviews by recruiters. I have been unemployed for a whole year now.

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