Sunday, July 05, 2009

15 Days and Twenty-Six Years

A long year with little or no accomplishments.

I collected many rejection letters and postcards from companies for which I interviewed. I averaged at least one interview per week which I worked around my schedule while working at the bank. The most devastating news was when I failed to get hired for an entry level position that ended up going to a PhD.

Let me repeat that: an entry level geologist position that went to a PhD.

And so things looked bleak.

And then my paternal grandfather passed away.

In August there would be a family gathering that would truly change my life.

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