You have to constantly polish the rock.
Shortly after I wrote about my decision to take a “grass is just as green here” approach to my job, the grass actually got greener. I went to the home office to host a day long workshop for the project I was kicking off, and used the rest of the week to catch up and network with folks at the home office. During those meetings, I worked out that I would be transferred to a new manager in our organization. Continue reading “The cost of ennui, part 2”
Making adult decisions is hard sometimes.
I had already planned to chat about my current job and my ennui related to it, and interestingly enough, a few articles showed up on my Facebook feed. The first was from The Oatmeal about being unhappy. That lead to a WSJ article about the same thing, in prose format. I’m not someone who would be described as a happy person. I have resting bitch face (it keeps you pretty!) and a general pessimistic outlook on life. Continue reading “The cures for ennui, part 2”
Sending a book to Germany – the easy way (via the hard ways).
A few weeks ago, I volunteered to participate in a global book swap on Facebook. It was one of those pyramid things, were you sent a book to the person 2 steps ahead of you, and the people 2 steps behind you will send you books. Continue reading “Amazon – the truly global marketplace”