The SAT. Remember this? I sure do. Nowadays, I remember it as clear as anything else. In 2018, the SAT has returned. As part of the job interview process, I will be taking a sample SAT, and will attempt to score in the 90th percentile on the test. If I do, and if I interview … Continue reading #35: The SAT
Careful, you're up pretty high; the sky is looking down on you, the world is above you, the ground is below you, everything is as it needs to be. Be still, be like water. Wait your turn, walk in, introduce yourself, sit down, and talk briefly about yourself. Nothing to be afraid of. Nothing to … Continue reading #34: Easygoing
Interviewing isn't easy. It's difficult and makes me anxious just thinking about. To some people, it comes as naturally as getting dressed in the morning; they exude confidence, charisma, and likability in their body language. They are charming and outgoing, yet enigmatic. They speak of their previous experience like it's their job to. And once … Continue reading #33: The Interview
“As you move through this life and this world you change things slightly, you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life—and travel—leaves marks on you. Most of the time, those marks—on your body or on your heart—are beautiful. Often, though, they hurt.” -- Anthony Bourdain When Anthony Bourdain passed away this year, it … Continue reading #12: The Foodie
Sometimes the most challenging part of my day is fitting my thoughts into a shoebox by the closet before I fall asleep. You don’t start thinking until your shoes are on, Ms. Crawford, my sixth-grade gym teacher, would say. She would complain to us when Richie wore flip-flops to class. “Weren’t you in class last … Continue reading Shoebox
Thank you laurnicolehunt for the nomination! This came as a welcome surprise in the morning, and I was glad to hear that I was in some way inspiring. That means a lot! To the people I am about to nominate as well, this means the same thing. You have either inspired me or noticeably inspire … Continue reading Inspiring Each Other!
To my followers and readers, you'll soon understand that I enjoy and respect a variety of different writers for their talents and influence on me. I recently wrote a post wishing Gabriel Garcia Marquez a happy 86th birthday, and now I want to examine another great writer, but from a different time period. William Wordsworth, … Continue reading Inspiration from Wordsworth!