Morning Renewal

I can spin a freaking yarn sometimes.. over nothing. Heh. Sweet Jesus. Verbally and in the written word. It’s going to be a very long day. I have got to pull my shit together going forward. I have been on bad behavior because I did not have the ability to vape. Owing to respiratory illness. […]

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encore

I don’t even have words for the footage below. Other than to say I could watch it on repeat all night. This is a fucking FOX listening to a talented banjo playing dude. Just look at that shit. how did I find this? Because I was looking for a live version of the song below […]

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The Aurora Lamp

The pictures did not adequately capture the amazing magic of this thing. Then I remembered all about YouTube… and videos and stuff. I was also just talking about SP, and I have the lamp sitting next to the SP flag. Which makes it even cooler because the flag features the same color palette as the […]

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How to Craft a Killer Cover Letter

Most people hate writing cover letters.  It’s understandable – you’ve already submitted a resume highlighting your key skills and attributes.  Why do you need to submit a cover letter? Here’s the thing – once you master writing cover letters, you’ve gained an incredible opportunity. You can use additional information gathered in your skills listing to further […]

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How to Craft a Skills Listing

The first step to building a killer resume is to craft a comprehensive skills listing document. If you’ve been at the same job for a while, or if you’ve been out of the job market for an extended period, writing down your skills and accomplishments in a loose format will prepare you to organize this […]

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How to Craft a Killer Resume

Creating a phenomenal resume is easier than you might think. It doesn’t matter whether you’re new to the workforce or a seasoned professional; with the right mindset and a few marketing tricks, you can create a resume that stands above the crowd.   In this article, I’ll show you how to craft a killer resume […]

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Introduction: Job Hunt Series

I’m on a mission today.  I want to help job candidates improve their chances of nailing a job. My purpose is to help you – the job hunter – navigate the complex world of self-promotion in the current job market.   I’ve interviewed for many positions as an HR job candidate, and I’ve learned from my […]

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Mystery Author! Episode 3

It’s been a while since I’ve done Mystery Author.   In this feature, I type up a chapter (or more) from a famous book or other source for your reading pleasure.  The fun part is you don’t find out who the author is until the end.  This one is incredibly special.  Consequently, it’s much longer than […]

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Introducing…Grace St. Clair

I follow some fabulous writers, and I enjoy promoting them so that people who enjoy my blog can get to know other writers I follow. Today is all about Grace.   Now, that link is Grace’s current blog… but today I want to talk about her old blog on Blogger.  It has some jewels. If […]

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Caroline, Part 3

Memories are fuzzy, but Caroline and I spent more time together. We went to bars together a couple of times. She insisted on driving, and I have a delightful memory of pulling into a gas station and watching a couple of guys become absolutely enthralled as Caroline stepped out of the vehicle. She was slender […]

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Winter Hiking

I’m in the mood to share photos, I guess. Most of these are from last winter, local trails around my home in Olympia. There’s a couple exceptions which I have noted. I am ready for winter again. July and August are not my favorite months in Washington.

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Westport Redux

You know, I took the original post down… because I intended to edit the ocean pictures. However, I have found that nothing I do will improve them. They look amazing just as they are. So I will repost. It was 90 degrees out, 9 p.m. at night. The temperature and light resulted in fantastic photos […]

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Caroline, Part I

I’m thinking I will do character sketches. People I have known in the past. If I finish before I am done, I’ll complete the sketch in the next entry. I might start with Caroline. I am starting to feel all saucy and flirtatious. So I may as well start with the hot chick who turned […]

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