Something cracked open a couple days ago. It had been a long time coming, I think, but somehow it just solidified. It solidified with the last bad one. I remember things that people said now. I couldn’t understand what they meant. And now I find myself in the position of having experienced it and not […]Read more "Spiritual Rebirth"
Most people hate writing cover letters. It’s understandable – you’ve already submitted a resume highlighting your key skills and attributes. Why do you need to submit a cover letter? Here’s the thing – once you master writing cover letters, you’ve gained an incredible opportunity. You can use additional information gathered in your skills listing to further […]Read more "How to Craft a Killer Cover Letter"
The first step to building a killer resume is to craft a comprehensive skills listing document. If you’ve been at the same job for a while, or if you’ve been out of the job market for an extended period, writing down your skills and accomplishments in a loose format will prepare you to organize this […]Read more "How to Craft a Skills Listing"
Creating a phenomenal resume is easier than you might think. It doesn’t matter whether you’re new to the workforce or a seasoned professional; with the right mindset and a few marketing tricks, you can create a resume that stands above the crowd. In this article, I’ll show you how to craft a killer resume […]Read more "How to Craft a Killer Resume"
I’m on a mission today. I want to help job candidates improve their chances of nailing a job. My purpose is to help you – the job hunter – navigate the complex world of self-promotion in the current job market. I’ve interviewed for many positions as an HR job candidate, and I’ve learned from my […]Read more "Introduction: Job Hunt Series"
It’s been a while since I’ve done Mystery Author. In this feature, I type up a chapter (or more) from a famous book or other source for your reading pleasure. The fun part is you don’t find out who the author is until the end. This one is incredibly special. Consequently, it’s much longer than […]Read more "Mystery Author! Episode 3"
I follow some fabulous writers, and I enjoy promoting them so that people who enjoy my blog can get to know other writers I follow. Today is all about Grace. Now, that link is Grace’s current blog… but today I want to talk about her old blog on Blogger. It has some jewels. If […]Read more "Introducing…Grace St. Clair"
Memories are fuzzy, but Caroline and I spent more time together. We went to bars together a couple of times. She insisted on driving, and I have a delightful memory of pulling into a gas station and watching a couple of guys become absolutely enthralled as Caroline stepped out of the vehicle. She was slender […]Read more "Caroline, Part 3"
Part 2 of the Caroline Story…Read more "Caroline, Part II"
I’m in the mood to share photos, I guess. Most of these are from last winter, local trails around my home in Olympia. There’s a couple exceptions which I have noted. I am ready for winter again. July and August are not my favorite months in Washington.Read more "Winter Hiking"
You know, I took the original post down… because I intended to edit the ocean pictures. However, I have found that nothing I do will improve them. They look amazing just as they are. So I will repost. It was 90 degrees out, 9 p.m. at night. The temperature and light resulted in fantastic photos […]Read more "Westport Redux"
I’m thinking I will do character sketches. People I have known in the past. If I finish before I am done, I’ll complete the sketch in the next entry. I might start with Caroline. I am starting to feel all saucy and flirtatious. So I may as well start with the hot chick who turned […]Read more "Caroline, Part I"
Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) is differentiated from other eating disorders because there is no body image issues. The condition is driven primarily by anxiety, sometimes severe, which for whatever reason begins manifesting as a fear of food. This food fear can manifest in many different ways. I’ve read about people having choking incidents […]Read more "Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)"
I’m not apologizing for this: The first version I ever heard was, I believe, Gloria Estefan. My mood improved markedly on the way to Burfoot Park, a place I’d never been. Driving somewhere new on a warm, sunny day has become a novelty. I rolled along in a wide screen dream. It was almost like […]Read more "Turnin’ the Day Around"
The Ultimate Resource for stopping a panic or anxiety attack immediately.Read more "Anxiety – Stop The Fear Right Now"
In my last post I fussed about whether to visit Tumwater Hills Park or Ellis Cove. Ultimately, Ellis Cove won the argument. When I visit Tumwater Hills Park, it will be all about showing everyone how intense the hills are and less about beauty. Although – to be fair -Washington State is gorgeous everywhere this […]Read more "Ellis Cove in May"
They were both down, but I wouldn’t do itRead more "The Failed Menage a Trois"
This post is a sequel to my (arguably better) recent post “My Psychedelic Experiences“. This is a republish, although this time I decided to start with the journal entries and end with the “poetry”. When reading my “poetry” – bear in mind that I was between the ages of 21-24, and was high for 18 […]Read more "Smoke Rings of Time"
I’ve been wanting to write about my past psychedelic experiences for a long time. Last night I discovered a great resource for researching psychedelics & experiences that I will plug at the bottom of this post, along with a few other links. Before we get into my experiences, I gotta plug a few hilarious quotes […]Read more "My Psychedelic Experiences"