It's been over 3 weeks since my last contract ended, and I'm gearing up to start a new one with a new client this week. Last week, I went in and got fingerprints and photographs done. All I need now is the security clearance to finalize and to get … [Read more...] about New Job, New Commute, Higher Costs, More Travel Time
Two weeks ago, we spoke to our two siblings (one for me, one for Stacie) and made the agreement that we wouldn't exchange gifts this year so that we could focus more on the kids, parents and grandparents. With Stacie's sister, we both suggested the … [Read more...] about Christmas gifts for siblings?
I'm almost finished with my first semester of my graduate degree, and I couldn't be happier. I'm taking two 3-credit courses, and the classwork (including time in class and travel to classes) has added an average 12-15 hours to my work-week. It's … [Read more...] about Fall 2007 Semester Almost Over!
Some of you know that I started my graduate degree last month (September), as well as work full-time and write daily (except weekends) for Clever Dude. Although my wife would disagree that I actually WORK full-time (I'm here 8 hours, ok!), going to … [Read more...] about Fall 2007 Semester Update: Midterms are Over!
It's only a few days into October, but I still think I'm allowed to highlight what I think were my best posts from last month. This is the second installment of the "Best Posts" and you can see August's Best Posts here. August was a record month … [Read more...] about Best Posts from September, 2007
When I graduated college with my business/IT degree and got my first corporate job, I saw many of my coworkers going off to college again to get their technical masters or MBA. I wondered whether I should do the same. Six years later, I'm finally … [Read more...] about Deciding when to get a masters degree