Monday, January 26, 2009

Lost and Desperate...



Am I too obsessed with Lost? That's a funny question. It's like asking if I'm okay with breathing? 

I posted my Lost Thoughts on youtube on Thursday the 22nd. Since then over 800 people have decided to watch my video. In the grand scheme of things, 800 views is not that big of a deal. But when you're someone used to getting around 150 views per video, it's a big deal.

Not to mention I've gotten about 25 extra subscribers since posting the video....woot. 1000 subscribers might equal youtube partner!

In the meantime, the job effort still seems like an uphill battle. I've sent out more applications in the past few months than I have in my life. Substituting (although seemingly available) has not panned out like I hoped it would. I am currently deciding how low I want to lower my job expectations. I'm still holding out for the jobs I applied for on USAJobs.gov but who knows? 

When it comes down to it, if I don't get any of the jobs I
 applied for recently by February 1st, it's desperation time. 
I know that there is a job out there for me. I know there is a job that has been set aside specifically for me that I will flourish in. The question is when. Time before the wedding is running out and I may have to settle for now and do what I've grown accustomed to doing. Wait. 

Sunday, January 11, 2009

James Markey; Government Operative?

I'm applying to a job with the Census Bureau. It's for the position of Mathematical Statistician. It's a long shot, I know. I'm still applying for teaching positions, but I stumbled onto this listing, so I'm going to throw my hat in their direction.

I wanted to post this message with a cartoon that was relevant. Here's what I found.

Hope everyone has a good week.

Sunday, January 4, 2009

New Year/Old Problems/Still Adorable

A new year and old problems. Still no job. Plenty of applications being sent out but we'll see what happens. In the meantime, videos will be my hobby. Regardless, here's an awesome pic of my nephew Caedon and me. Tell me that he doesn't look like me and I'll throw apples at you.