Monthly Archives: December 2011

How Many Part-time Jobs…

Does it take to replace one full time job?  More than I have currently! This month I have the following jobs – eBay consultant, crafts-person, editor, data collection assistant and archaeologist (yes, my advertising blitz of October has paid off … Continue reading

Posted in job search, jobs, recession, unemployment | 11 Comments


Tomorrow is my birthday and I hope to celebrate by opening my Etsy store (Boxcarkids) with lots of hand knit and felted cat beds (also appropriate for small dogs, or so my rat terriers inform me)!  We don’t plan on … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays | 26 Comments


Just had to share this with you all – some of you may have seen it on 60 Minutes: Hard Times Generation: Families living in cars I’m impressed by the resiliancy of the children in this story. Bookmark on Delicious … Continue reading

Posted in children in need, economy, kids, poverty, recession | 10 Comments