Eight Things I Learned In NYC

First of all, thanks to everyone who was so supportive about my dropping a big bomb then going on vacation. I didn't plan it that way. I wanted to give my employer time to pass the news along to the people who needed to know before I blogged about it. Everyone has...

How I Quit My Job: Part III

After securing part time employment for the transition and crunching the numbers, that's when the reality that this is possible really sunk in. It was time to tell my employer what was going on. The Letter of ResignationRejection sucks. I once read somewhere...

How I Quit My Job: Part I

While it seems that I've quit my job all of a sudden, there was some planning before I finally turned in my resignation.Part I of this series is how I got my part time job. I timed this perfectly with tourist season so I would be more likely to find part...

Why I Quit My Job

A summary of the last few days in my life: Holy. Crap.Monday, I did something absolutely shocking for the mild-mannered newspaper personality I cultivate at work. I turned in my resignation. My last day of work is May 15. The biggest question I've gotten is why....

Off To New York City!

It's official, I am off to New York City! I have scheduled a series of posts for my time away, some which are going to be surprising. I will be checking my email and moderating comments but please give me until Monday or Tuesday to get back to you if...