Now that I have stopped shaking!

snowpines.jpg“It’s Christmas tiiiiiiime in the city. doo doo-doo-doo doo…” I *was* gonna blahg about the perfectly coiffed Forsythe Middle School mom in the Lincoln Navigator (or whatever that behemoth was) that backed up into my *beloved* dirty old green honda accord as I was walking toward it in the Westgate Kroger parking lot. And then she almost hit it again despite the fact that I was *screaming* at her. And *then* she almost hit ME until I banged on her back window. No damage but kee-reist! I was still shaking when I pulled into my driveway.

But I won’t blahg about that. Except that I guess I already did. But actually I have more interesting news. I am about to embark on, hmm, I think it’ll be about my third career. I have been offered a full time job as a business analyst. With full time pay. At the financial services company where I have been working as a part-time student intern this fall. And I have accepted it. This will necessitate a huge change in my lifestyle. It will be a challenge to adjust to a full time work schedule but I am excited about this unexpected opportunity and I am accustomed to dealing with a very busy life in general and I am adaptable and I will make it work.

I will not be blahgging about the details of my work or my colleagues. I have found competent, friendly people and a cooperative atmosphere and the work would probably just bore most of you to tears, not to mention that it is of a proprietary nature. What probably will be fair game for blahgging will be the challenges of fitting a full time job into my so-called life. Like the struggles of Kayak Woman to obtain a more comprehensive wardrobe of acceptable “business casual” type clothing. Or how (if?) this will change my relationship with the Westgate Kroger uscan. Or whether certain people will call me every afternoon just as I am trying to make the turn on to the Landfill street with a big truck tailgating me just to ask where I am. You know who you are!

So, that’s the latest and there ya have it. Now you can go back and listen to “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” umpteen thousand million times as you’re scrambling to do that last minute shopping! ’tis the season! 😈

9 Responses to “Now that I have stopped shaking!”

  1. Sam Says:

    Congrats, O Talented One!

  2. jane Says:

    a job! cool. when do you start? where’s your office?

    I’m currently interviewing for a different job (as in today and tomorrow). I like most of my current job, but more money would be greatly appreciated. we’ll see where this ends up.

    BOOOOO Lincoln Navigator-type behemoths!!!!

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  4. Webmomster Says:

    Woohooo!! Congrats, KW! Good luck with the clothing hunt…. 😉

  5. Jay Says:

    I am excited for you – a new job! what a concept. Sometimes I think I have been working in one place so long I wouldn’t know how to do something different.

  6. Pooh Says:

    Let me add my congratulations! That is so cool. Business Analyst sounds like a job that’s right up your alley, and sounds way better than “glue stick to the stars”, or however it was you described your YAG stint.

  7. mouse Says:

    bon courage!! felicitations!! etc.
    i miss you

  8. Maquis Says:

    As the Bailey Bombers used to say …

    (to paraphrase)

    Anne Finnlayson, graduate! (Check)
    Anne Finnlayson, get married! (Check)
    Anne Finnlayson, get a job! (Check)


  9. Webmomster Says:

    Marquis (or is it “Maquis” [sic])? um, just *how* many “n”‘s in “Finlayson”???