Republican Debate

I watched again tonight. Having ten candidates up there seems a little silly to me. Most of them have no chance whatsoever, and I question the need to have them there. It makes it look less like politics and more like a circus. It also makes it so that there’s less of a real debate and more of a “everyone clamoring to try and be heard and make an impression on the audience.” At least this one seemed to focus more on the major candidates, but I’d still prefer fewer candidates and more real debating. But maybe that’s just me.

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Interviews

So the phone interview is done, and I feel like it went well. The job seems like it’s more technology-oriented than I thought it was at first. It makes me wonder what my competition is like. Phone interviews are strange, since you’re trying to make an impression with your voice alone. I think it would be interesting to be on the other side one of these times. Anyway, with this job, I’ll just have to wait and see what happens. They’re going to fly out the top few candidates, so maybe I’ll get a trip out of it.

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Then again . . .

It’s hard to persist in being optimistic and upbeat when you keep getting daily reminders in the mail that people don’t like you.  Or at least like other people more than you. But that’s okay.  Because I’m good enough, I’m smart enough, and doggone it–people like me. Too bad the people who like me don’t have any hiring capabilities. Anyway, tomorrow I have a phone interview, so we’ll see how that goes.  And in the “good news” category, the Lesana rewrite is going swimmingly.  I’m on page 116 out of 193 of the second draft.  I know it’s going to

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Optimism

First of all, sorry I spaced it yesterday and forgot to post to my blog.  I’m atoning for that by posting on a weekend–aren’t I nice?  I’ve been sort of analyzing my outlook on life, and I think I need to be more positive.  I need to enjoy successes I have, no matter how small.  I think right now, I’m stuck in a “stressed out” frame of mind.  In other words, I’ll stress about doing something or getting something, and then when it’s done or gotten, I’ll immediately start stressing about what I’m going to do next.  I don’t take

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Disappointment

If the Utah Jazz had been able to win a measly two games, I would have been able to go to game 6 tomorrow for only fifteen bucks.  Then again, considering how the Spurs wiped the floor with the Jazz for four of the five games they played, maybe I didn’t want to go see that in person . . .

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