Category Archives: recession

It’s Not Over

Ironically, according to the economists (who didn’t know it at the time), the recession ended three years ago in June 2009 one month before I received my layoff notice.  Everything since then has been economic expansion (aka ‘Recovery’) albeit a … Continue reading

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Woman on the Verge

Several years ago I designed a bumper sticker (on that just says Woman on the Verge in white letters on a black background. The funny thing (now) is that when I designed that bumper sticker (and put it on … Continue reading

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Highs and Lows

As you can tell, by now I’m fairly invested in our plan to relocate out of California.  Even the kids, who weren’t happy initially, are on board with the idea and we have frequent conversations about what our ‘new’ life … Continue reading

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