Sometimes you just have to go where everybody knows your name. I had Blogger open, but I ended up coming over here for my Blog and Eat session. Fact is, I am in a challenging situation here. Although I am handling it well. As I normally do, until I inevitably decide to get drunk. But […]Read more "Surfacing. And reflections on the comfort of family."
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 […]Read more "How to Craft a Killer Cover Letter"
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 […]Read more "How to Craft a Skills Listing"
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 […]Read more "How to Craft a Killer Resume"
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 […]Read more "Introduction: Job Hunt Series"
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 […]Read more "Mystery Author! Episode 3"
The Ultimate Resource for stopping a panic or anxiety attack immediately.Read more "Anxiety – Stop The Fear Right Now"
They were both down, but I wouldn’t do itRead more "The Failed Menage a Trois"
This post is a sequel to my (arguably better) recent post “My Psychedelic Experiences“. This is a republish, although this time I decided to start with the journal entries and end with the “poetry”. When reading my “poetry” – bear in mind that I was between the ages of 21-24, and was high for 18 […]Read more "Smoke Rings of Time"
I’ve been wanting to write about my past psychedelic experiences for a long time. Last night I discovered a great resource for researching psychedelics & experiences that I will plug at the bottom of this post, along with a few other links. Before we get into my experiences, I gotta plug a few hilarious quotes […]Read more "My Psychedelic Experiences"
My blogger friend Holly has some very entertaining posts and I am surprised that she does not have more followers. Update: Okay, I just figured out that I cannot officially reblog Holly’s post because of how she has her blog set up. Whatever theme she is using. However. I will post a snippet of her […]Read more "Reblog: Here’s Some Stuff I Thought About"
On a dark stage in 1967, the jazz-rock ensemble Jefferson Airplane perform the song “Crown of Creation” to an enthralled crowd. A large screen flashes a red sun behind the singers as they harmonize. Their voices shimmer and converge into one alchemy of sound as the rhythm guitar pulsates with the light show. The lead […]Read more "The Mule That Kicked down the Barn Door"
I can’t find an audio app that doesn’t pick up allll the string squeak on that last one. The last one I made up and it’s called “Billy Corgan and Ani Difranco had a Baby.” heh heh heh heh. You’ll see. -ZSRead more "Playin’"
Inside information from a recruiterRead more "The Secret to Surviving Job Loss"
Have you ever listened to a song for years only to realize one day that you’re wrong about the meaning behind the lyrics? For me, it can totally ruin the song. “Achilles Last Stand” by Led Zeppelin was my battle song. I thought it was about Vikings sailing into battle. I would really get into […]Read more "My Viking Fantasy (Ruined…)"
The 13th Floor Elevators are the best kept secret in the history of 1960’s rock music. My first encounter with The Elevators happened on a primitive version of streaming radio. This station also introduced me to The Who, Eric Burdon, The Stooges, Black Sabbath, King Crimson, and many other acts that I soon became obsessed with. […]Read more "Slip Inside This Dream"
“I think society is moving a little bit, but I think it isn’t moving near that fast. There’s always gonna be a large, huge bulk of straight people that aren’t going for it.” “Billie Holiday, Aretha Franklin, they are so subtle. They can milk you with two notes. They could go no further than from […]Read more "Magnificent Quotes (Inspiration)"
It’s early spring in the Pacific Northwest. Residents are riding a whirlpool between hope and confusion. We have more daylight and the temperature is rising, but the rain persists. We’re perched on the edge of the next phase; hovering between the soul’s potential and winter’s shadow. That’s exactly how it feels within the music of […]Read more "Love’s Magic"
I experienced a severe anxiety attack recently, which reminded me how bad anxiety really is. How could I forget? I am a person who will stuff unpleasant things away and forget them soon after the stress is gone. This is probably typical for other people too – a panic attack is something we’d all like to […]Read more "Kill Your Panic (But Do It Slowly)."
The witch sat hunkered down in her car in a seedy Fred Meyer parking lot in the middle of what most would consider, undoubtedly, the shittiest part of the city. She was pissed. Thankfully, she had a solution to resolve her extreme irritation. Her only gripe, at present, was her limitation to only one spell. […]Read more "Presenting: The Witch Emerges (Episode I)"