After college, I got a job in my field for $5 an hour. Yes, that’s a 5, not a 15. Although I did live at home, my father had already passed away, and my mom was working part-time. I was responsible for my own food, car insurance, gas, clothing. Oh, and my cigarettes. Yes, I … More I was terrified the first time I asked for a raise #AskForARaise #working
We don’t like to “get our hopes up” about things because when they don’t come through the way we want, it’s painful. But after all these years on the planet, and studying the “hindsight is 20/20” principle, I’ve finally figured out a few things, and I would like to share them with you. You may … More How to handle disappointment
Don’t panic! That’s not a recent picture! Ha! My son passed his driver’s license test today. So last week, he got a job, this week he got the license. We are on a “streak”. 🙂 I do have a pic somewhere that I took when he was 3 years old, behind the driver’s wheel of … More My son got his license today
My son just finished his first year as a College Freshman. I won’t go into any details…. But the GOOD NEWS is, he started a new job yesterday! Woooo-hoooo! (is that a word?) Look at all the Yummies! (They also have SALADS…) He will be working at Panera Bread. I’m probably happier than he is … More Today I am Thankful for: my son’s new job!
Well, once I again, I see the answer to prayer manifesting in my life…but I once again was not ready for what came with it. I had asked God to give my husband a better job, one that he liked better, so he could be happier. Within a week, his company announced that all the … More Getting what you pray for
My teenage son has landed his first job. Okay, so I filled out the application for him because I have nicer handwriting. You don’t need good penmanship to flip burgers. I’m sure his application was one of at least 100. The company called our house, but didn’t leave a message. Thankfully, I saw the company name on the … More First Day At His First Job
My father was a very difficult man to please. He owned a garage and did bodywork and mechanical work on cars. he kept his tools obsessively clean and in order. All the wrenches were organized by size, smallest to largest. I worked in my father’s garage for $1.00 an hour, even though the minimum wage … More The Car Compliment