Monthly Archives: November 2009

Beyond the Economy – Personal Effects of Job Loss

I send up my S.O.S. A message in a bottle set out to sea It just reads “Soul in distress” But nobody ever got back to me Can you hear me now [Can you hear me now – Emmylou Harris] … Continue reading

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The Job Hunt

If I won’t relocate, and I’m reluctant to do so at this point since relocating is involved and expensive when you have a family, my job options locally are limited.  I have applications in to the two currently listed jobs … Continue reading

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In Sickness

I spent 4 hours in the emergency room of the local hospital Saturday morning with my two youngest kids in tow.  It wasn’t our emergency but our friend Patricia’s.  Patricia and her husband Benjamin are homeless. We met them last … Continue reading

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