Monthly Archives: March 2011


My training regimen has not lived up to the pace of the Mayo Clinic Novice training schedule leading me to believe I may be more of a ‘pre-novice’ rather than novice.  I find I’m doing a bit more walking than … Continue reading

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In times of want activities formerly viewed as necessary maintenance become luxuries.  I’m not talking about facials and pedicures.  I’ve only had one of the former and two of the latter in my lifetime and they were all for special … Continue reading

Posted in 2nd Career, frugal living, job search, running, unemployment | 20 Comments

Backing Down the Ladder

Yesterday, as I was in the office of a local veterinarian, filling out an application for a vet assistant/technician job (no experience necessary, will train the right person, must love animals) I received a phone call.  As it was about … Continue reading

Posted in 2nd Career, job search, recession, unemployment | 16 Comments