5 Steps to Dealing With Job Search Rejection

It’s been a while since I posted because I spent most of the month of January prepping for a single job posting. That’s right. Just one! January proved to be a drought month in regards to leads for jobs in my field. On January 3, I discovered a single  posting Continue Reading →

Un Verano Ajetreado >> Spanish Friday

[English translation below; Traducción en ingles al final] Yo casi no conseguí tiempo para escribir este el “Spanish Friday” esta semana. El post de esta semana será corta. Casi tengo el apartamento hasta el punto donde esta satisfactoria. A pesar de que no estoy trabajando ahora, todavía tengo mucho trabajo que hacer. Continue Reading →

Top 3 twitter posts of my lunch hour

Here are the top three twitter posts that caught my interest during the lunch hour: 9 ways to land a PR job after graduation | Articles http://bit.ly/loA2C5 — Amy Sauertieg (@asauertieg) June 6, 2011 Higher density means world forests are capturing more carbon: A new study challenges measurements … http://bit.ly/jqv0XL Continue Reading →

Moving Back Home: Hail Storms, shared spaces, and more

It might be the best/worst/most regrettable/most financially necessary decision I have ever made – I have moved back into my parents’ home. Moving proved to be an adventure in itself as I faced tornado-spawning thunderstorm that rained hail down on the moving truck as I drove up I-81 in Pennsylvania Continue Reading →

Graduated again! Just like that, life changes…

Graduated! May 14th, 2011! I can hardly believe how quickly it seems to have happened. In August of 2009, I moved to Pennsylvania. I still remember flopping onto my bed & breathing a big sigh after I dropped of my parents, and later The Girlfriend (now, The Fiancée) at the Continue Reading →

Endurance & Discipline >> Sunday Sense

“Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.” Buddha  (Hindu Prince Gautama Siddharta, the founder of Buddhism, 563-483 B.C.) As I complete my Master’s degree, all I can think about is the nature of endurance and the Continue Reading →

Getting Past Finals Stress in 5 steps

How do you get past stress for finals? As I finish my thesis work and my final assignments, I can’t stop thinking about when I will be done with all the stress. When will it end? There are five  ways I use to get rid of finals stress: 1: Maintain Continue Reading →

I’m a published, amateur photographer!

I’m a published amateur photographer! The photograph I took is now online and can be viewed worldwide! Falling Water in Autumn I was selected as a Finalist in Photographer’s Forum magazine’s College Photography Contest in January. My photograph will be included in the hardcover book, Best of College Photography 2011. The Continue Reading →

Illness, Recovery, & Bills

The alternate post title could have been: “How to lose 7 pounds in 10 days.” For those of you wondering where I disappeared to, I have been writing my thesis, planning conferences, attending conferences, and recovering from illness. I got sick March 13th, wound up in the ER for a Continue Reading →