It is a cold, dark, dreary day today… suits my mood perfectly.
Every morning I log on to check to see if the job search sites have come up with anything remotely close to what I do; of late they have been lacking.
Two months since being made redundant, and I still haven’t found a job, it’s depressing I tell ya.
Adding to the all round misery I feel, yesterday my lcd monitor died. It started fizzing and sparking, and then poof! gone.
I shouldn’t complain, I’ve had it for 8 years and it has served me well… but why did it have to die now? I mean seriously, couldn’t it wait until I had a job and could afford to replace it!?! *sighs*
Looking at the bright side (I’m all about focusing on the silver linings right now, keeps me sane) it didn’t take out my computer, and lcd monitors these days are actually quite cheap.
Redundant, I both love and hate that word. It tells me that my position is no longer needed; superfluous to the needs of the company… and yet it also reassures me that losing my job was not of my own doing. I didn’t do anything to mess things up.
What makes me really sad is that this is happening, as I knew it would… and the funny part? I’m not the writer, or their anonymous friend.
The lovely folk at Volarium are having a competition btw. They are giving away a copy of “Cross Stitch Letters Bible” by Valerie Lejeune; a beautiful book that has 711 pages of alphabet designs, all published before 1930 (more than 800 designs!)
Retailing at US$52, it’s one big expensive book!
To enter the competition, visit this Volarium blog post for information on how to enter.
*yawns and stretches* off to shower, have breakfast, then get on with the daily schedule. Life is difficult yes, but I cannot focus all my time on the negative. It would drive me insane. Must stay positive. Must stay pro-active. Must keep reminding myself that as much as my life sucks, it cannot stay this way forever!
Silver Lining: Yes my monitor is gone so I cannot use my desktop, but atleast I have my netbook. I can survive (just as long as my eye sight does – netbook screen is tiny!)
p.s. if you have emailed me in the last 3 days and I have not responded, please email me again. I haven’t got access to my mail client, and currently accessing email via webmail.
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