Thursday, October 30, 2008
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Windy with morning showers
evolving to a steady, soaking rain for the afternoon hours.
Thunder is possible early. High 47F.
Winds WNW at 25 to 35 mph. Chance of rain 70%.
Rainfall around a half an inch.
I love the rain and love this lazy day. Job hunting is a no-go today. Not feeling it.
Thursday, October 23, 2008
To any jobless twenty-somethings, I feel your pain.
So upon my move back to New Jersey, I figured, "eh this job hunting thing cannot be too bad being that I job hunted in a state I had never been before, by myself and without knowing anyone". The truth is, THIS SUCKS. I spend countless hours everyday applying to any and every position remotely related to video production or editing. Some non-profit jobs and some clerical work too. It's almost a mental slap in the face, but to be truthful and cynical, because the truth IS CYNICAL, having only a college degree just doesn't cut it anymore. I'm not even sure if I am doing the right thing by applying online mostly.
AND to make matters worse, this is the most catastrophic economic crisis in decades! You might as well give me not only a slap in the face but a kick in the ass too. If your not in fields such as:
Seyonora my dream of having a loft apartment in Boston with my high paying job at a video production company.... Just a dream I'll have to put on hold until this slump ends or a miracle happens. Wait, but according to mainstream newspaper articles written by 50-somethings stereotyping our generation, our expectations are too high, and we feel we are all special unique little snowflakes, hindering our success rate. My expectation as of now is to make ANY TYPE OF money, and it's your generations fault we're in this mess.
Sorry for the rant....
It's a hard-knock life for us twenty-somethings
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Wednesday, October 8, 2008
Veranzano Wine Festival --- Daryl's having her baby in a week!
I'm back in NJ, moved back around August 1st and am so happy with the decision I made. I am loving seeing all my friends, taking part in the fall activities I love with people I love and for the first time in 5 years being home during this time. The job hunt is going slow but I am working part-time at Alliance Video Productions attending bridal shows and doing videography at the weddings. I am happy life is good.
I recently read an article about listing things you want to achieve in your life to better organize yourself. I have only 5 things I want to accomplish before the end of the year, since I feel like this year I was on overload of achieving crazy things. I can check off "move across the country" for sure:
1. Meditate at least once a day for a half and hour... (When I was at Shambhala Mountain Center working, I meditated at least an hour a day, it's funny how my sleeping has changed since being there. Meditation DOES make you sleep better!!!)
2. Get a job to make some profit... (I don't care if it's remedial, I have my video job on the side. I just want to save some then move out again by next year:-)
3. Exercise once a day...( I have a free gym membership for a week because I can't afford the whole one, but I do Loooooove biking)
4. Focus on the NOW.... With so much grief going on in the country right now, I am thankful to have what I have and be where I am. For people my age today it's really rough finding an entry level job, especially in the corporate world. I was lucky to develop my resume so much in Colorado.
5. READ!.... I looove reading but my TV fix was much needed after Shambhala, haha and I lately have been taking full advantage of that! I have Haunted by Chuck Palhanuik, one other by him and Elizabeth, since I am recently a freak about her time period.
That's about it.... Just been going out with my good friends recently, went to a couple festivals, bridal show, trivia @ the bar, CHEG and yeah it's fall and beautiful in Little Egg.
P.S ~ Vote for Obama..... I'm not very mainstream political but I feel at ease when I picture him as president.
Song of the day- Ray LaMontagne's new CD, listen on Myspace