Is a 10. What an amazing film. My Little Sister Emmaly and I went to see it tonight, and she loved it, even though she is only 10. I cried five times. The audience clapped at every victory. We fell in love with these girls. The young women in the film are brilliant. Strong, resilient, … Continue reading The documentary STEP
Today is my fifth day in Rajasthan. Today and tomorrow I will be in Jaipur after coming from Jodhpur and previously Bikaner. These towns are similar, all part of the Rajput people's / former princely states of this area, but have some slightly different atmosphere. I really loved Bikane, maybe because it was the first … Continue reading Rajasthan day five (5)
No more negative self talk. It's done. There will be another, better job opportunity. There will be plenty of other job opportunities. Most of all, there will be more time. If I take a meh job later in my job search, I'll know I exhausted other opportunities. Alright, I feel better. Time to finish a … Continue reading I canceled a job interview.
Seems so foolhardy, when I don't yet have a job. I am going to call and cancel this interview, because This job doesn't expand my skill set This job has depth but not breadth it seems. I would be a big fish in a small pond working with two counties, rather than a little fish … Continue reading Turning down a job
Tomorrow marks the first day of my last semester in graduate school. How did this happen so fast? Life. You're passing before my eyes already. Today, the School of Government held their Assessment Center--a day of mock interviews and group exercises for students. I don't know why more second years don't take advantage of this. … Continue reading Three semesters down, one to go
I just finished leading ~75 minutes of class discussion for my Economic Development Seminar. This assignment has vexed me for weeks, since this class is theory driven and the one I feel least competent in. The topic I chose was workforce development and skills formation, and a reading about South Korea's industrialization undergirded our discussion. … Continue reading Lessons learned from leading class discussion
a living laundry list for resume iterations, linkedin and so on. time to get serious about job deliberation. UNC ICMA Student Chapter Chapel Hill, NC August 2013--present Created idea and plan for student video competition to support ICMA's Life, Well Run campaign Learned iMovie software to produce video about Hillsborough, NC Riverwalk area Corporate English Instructor … Continue reading Master list of skills and jobs, take 2
i read this in a TIME magazine last week, something from Sheryl Sandburg. it's the flipside of, "Before I die, I want to..."working and being out of school for the summer gives me headspace to consider.
A running laundry list... Workforce development / education MDC DTCC
I read this lovely editorial about preparing for death. In the end, the building of the pine box was more important than the box. This led me to this beautiful poem, "The Old Astronomer (to His Pupil)" by Sarah Williams. The writer liked these lines: Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise … Continue reading Ashes to Ashes, but First a Nice Pine Box