Schools for the Future

(Image via the Boston Globe) Schools. They are important pieces of our society. They function as ways for our youth to learn and grow, to live and find out what they are capable of. But schools also have bad reputations, especially public schools. Too crowded, too inflexible, too stuck to the past. So what can…

Wanted: Work

Two years. Two years since I graduated college and nothing. No paying jobs. I’ve done everything I know how to do. Applied everywhere. Asked people about applying. Reached out to people and ‘networked’. Nothing. Zip. I know I am not the usual college graduate. At nearly 50 I am older. And I have worked before,…

The State of Job Seeking

It’s been a few years since I have done a job search. I’ve kept up with how and where to look. I have an updated and pretty thorough resume. I can write a decent cover letter. And I am facing dead silence from any and all companies I might want to work for. Chirp Chirp.  Age?…