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Here We Go Again December 5, 2007

Posted by gregquill in Uncategorized.
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My current client extended me for three months, to end December 31st. Ten days ago, they asked if I might extend again. Not an offer; an “Are you interested?”  Having already started searching for my January client, I said yes, if they confirmed quickly.

The last time we did this, I was flattered at the extension, but the way they did it I lost three days pay. “We don’t have an account yet, so just stay home.” Yeah, right.

Nothing heard ten days later, so I told them I would take Monday off for a job interview.  They said, “Good luck”, and they meant it.  I flew toTampa on Sunday and interviewed with a medical device company on Monday – six people! That’s exhausting.

 I got the contract on Tuesday, and I said I’d drive down after 12/31 with Big Ride and Big Easy, and Lacy, and start on Monday January 7. The weather was warm, humid and lovely when I was there on Monday!

I checked out some RV campgrounds, and guess what?

They are full of RV’s with Snowbirds fom Illinois, Massachusetts and New Jersey.

* [ sigh ] *

Now, back here in the trailer in the Catskills of New York, it’s 3:00 am and we just ran out of propane to heat the place.

It’s a good thing that Lacy is warm blooded. This is a One Dog Night anyway!

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1. Brenda - December 6, 2007

FLORIDA! Rock on! Good for you! I was starting to wonder where you were.

2. kenju - December 7, 2007

Yesh, I was too. You hadn’t posted in a while. I think I’d leave for FL as soon as possible!


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