Tag: work

My Food Stamp Story

The Drudge Report just linked to a story in my old hometown newspaper stating that 1 in 10 Ohioans now receive food stamps. This reminded me of my one and only food stamp story.

While in college I was a … [continue reading]

Defending the 4-Hour Workweek

Back in June I read one the most talked about business books of the year. I didn’t blog about it at the time. The book spoke to me. I wanted it to sink in. And I wanted some time to … [continue reading]

The Meaning of Work

Here are my thoughts on the ingredients for a good job.

  1. Professional Growth – Building a TRANSFERABLE skill set is the most important thing a job can offer. If you aren’t growing, someone in another company somewhere is and they’ll
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Does My Last Employer Miss Me?

Since I left my last job on May 5th 2006, I haven’t heard from anyone in the company. However, I have noticed that the stock tanked shortly after I quit. The red dot on the chart below is the day … [continue reading]

MAS Saves Energy – A Lot of Energy

Four years ago I wrote this:

Regular readers already know I drive a car that gets 49 MPG. Last month I went all out to lower my gas and electric consumption. To lower the house gas use, I used 2

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Summer of George

Today I gave 2 weeks’ notice to my employer. I have been at the same job since January 2002. It’s time for a change. I don’t have a new job waiting for me. At this time I don’t want or … [continue reading]