June 10, 2007


Ho Ho Ho... Merry Sunday, folks! I woke up with the shakes and a major league sunburn, but I'm feeling pretty gottdamned good... I was able to get out and ride over to the mighty Mississippi, yesterday.

Didn't mean to leave you all hanging for that long, but it couldn't be helped. I got my "news" just before I had to run out the door to assist Contagion in yet another beer overstock and buffalo shrimp takedown. And of course, yesterday, I was out on the road. But I'm here now, so I'll tell you... I finally got the job offer. I'm in the midst of figuring out if it's worthwhile or not...

'Twas a strange ride. I went out for the interview the week before Memorial Day, and everything went very smoothly. I interviewed with six separate folks, and I know I did well with each of them... well, the only possible hurt that I tossed at myself was dropping the "f-bomb" once. Hey... that's actually pretty fuckin' good. Anyway, the trip went very well, and I was told that I should hear back from them, and very soon.

Great company, I loved the set up that they had. They had a real team atmosphere, and it wasn't just a show thing. It's the way that they function, and you could tell it from talking to all of them. I was very impressed, and (without trying to sound like a braggart) I knew that I was a hit with them.

Back here, I heard nothing. At all. I'd sent out the application and a list of references, and was greeted by silence. I finally did get an email with some of the info that I had requested, but nothing about the job. I finally figured, "Screw it," and sent a copy of my resume to a friend who works with an employment agency.

That was Friday morning... three hours before I got the offer from Fresno. I guess it can pay to goad Mr. Murphy, a bit.

Now, I've got some figuring to do...

Posted by That 1 Guy at June 10, 2007 11:16 AM | TrackBack

you are going to have SUCH a FABulicscious time out there on the left coast with your big hair and leathers.

(glad for you, buddy)

Posted by: RSM at June 10, 2007 11:23 AM

yeps, very happy for you. it sounds like a worthwile trip, no matter where you go.

good luck!

Posted by: shoe at June 10, 2007 12:01 PM


Posted by: h~ at June 10, 2007 06:02 PM

.... man, I am proud of you..... no, really.....

... and what RSM said could be more true than you realize..... and hey, HE would know.....

Posted by: Eric at June 10, 2007 07:41 PM

dude, we should talk. YAY!

Posted by: caltechgirl at June 10, 2007 11:21 PM

You know I would be sorry to see you go, but if you do...
Can I be in charge of decorations for your going away party?? I'm sure Bonnie would be all down with it.

Posted by: Raging Mom at June 11, 2007 04:29 AM

Of course you were a hit! How could you not be a hit? Glad to hear that it went so well for you. I'll keep my fingers crossed that you make the right decision for yourself - whatever that may be!!

Posted by: oddybobo at June 11, 2007 06:52 AM

AWESOME!! And what Oddy said - I hope this all works out the way you want it to...

Posted by: Richmond at June 11, 2007 07:10 AM

Major Congrats on the offer! I know you'll make the best decision for you. But whether or not you take it - isn't it terrific to get the nod. *grin*

Of course I don't know what to do with the baby gift I picked up... heh.

Posted by: Teresa at June 11, 2007 11:48 AM

Now we know why you have that hippy hair, you will fit right in!

Congrats big guy, you deserve it!

Posted by: Quality Weenie at June 11, 2007 04:21 PM

Congratulations on the offer!
Feels good to be wanted, eh?

Posted by: Jean at June 11, 2007 07:53 PM


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