Tag Archives: Labor Day

Job Hunting During COVID-19

So many people have lost their jobs this year. (I know this sounds like a joke, but it really happened): I received a cheerful notice from LinkedIn suggesting that I, “Congratulate  ______  for completing six months in their new position … Continue reading

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Dignity

It’s Labor Day in my country, a day in which we honor everyday working people. In other words, the vast majority of our population. This year has been uniquely difficult for them. Not only for restaurant servers, tradespeople and retail … Continue reading

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My Scar Stories

Let the Scarring Begin! I have an impressive collection of scars, despite the fact that I’ve never played hockey or rugby. Yes, I’m clumsy. I’m not proud of that fact, I’m simply resigned to it. It’s been there from the … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day!

So I Googled “labor” and the first thing that popped up was this image. Perfect! I thought. I mean, what better represents labor than Hello Kitty in a hard hat, ready to do some brawny construction work with her pink … Continue reading

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The Parable of the Spare Change

Brandon was converted at 12, but slid away at 17. He’s been dancing on the line ever since. Here’s how he sees things: So I lost my job. On Labor Day. Hah. Which isn’t funny. Actually it kinda sucks. Everybody … Continue reading

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