A New Direction

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After several years of trying to get my feet under me in a difficult job market, I’ve found steady employment in a place no one expected: the United States Coast Guard. More info. on my decision after the jump.

Steps Back and Forward

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The day before Thanksgiving I had to take a step back in my plans.  That was the day I received my letter stating that I was not accepted to American University for January 2011.  While I knew that my odds were 50/50 at the best, it was still a big disappointment for me, since I’ve […]

Still Runnin’…

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Nothing worth doing is ever easy. We’ve all heard the phrase a million times.  And we all know it from personal experience.  It often becomes our mantra when life throws us curveballs and just generally makes things difficult for us as we pursue our goals.  That’s part of why this blog’s name is what it […]

Here We Go!

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Yesterday I got everything set up to take some courses at RVCC as part of my grad. school/Foreign Service preparation. It’s going to be a busy semester!

Reinvention of Me: Part 2

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Still not where I want to be, but at least I’ve actually realized where I want to be now. The only trick is getting there, which will be a lot of hard work and luck no matter which way it happens.