Rubber Checks and Beersteins

I’ve been in Albany a week and working at Merit for three days, and I’m finding myself to be a little bit better adjusted, just as I thought. Much like my scattered brain, this post will be a bit scattered, because a few interesting things happened today, and none are completely related. The first big…

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I’m watching Scandal live.

If you haven’t read in a while, let me catch you up. I’m in a new city, and I hardly know anyone. I thought I would get antsy and bored by being in a new place without any close connections, but I’ve kept myself fairly busy. My 3 or 30 challenge has helped, and so…

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Getting Settled

Yesterday was the big day, my first day at the new job. First days usually aren’t too exciting, in my opinion. It’s spent getting settled in and ready to go, and that’s how yesterday was. I was so used to a 6am wake up that I was motivated to get up and head out for…

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Welcome to Albany!

What a whirlwind of an adventure this weekend has been. Like any big change, it hasn’t quite set in yet, but I’m getting there. All of a sudden, it was Friday, and a big chapter of my life was coming to a close. It didn’t feel like it was over, but it was. I had…

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Saying Goodbye

The final day had snuck up on me, that’s for sure. All week at work I was busy ensuring that every important file was accounted for, all my emails were responded to, and that my desk was cleaned out. Each day of my last week of work was faster than the last, and suddenly, it…

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One Month Whirlwind

I tell myself that I’m going to blog every day, and I never do. I’m sorry, readers. I deserve to be unfollowed. Life has been nothing short of stressful for the past two weeks. As noted in my previous post, I’m moving from Rochester to Albany, but the amount of stress makes it feel as…

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It’s Official

I couldn’t post much about the process as it was happening, but it’s official. I’m moving to Albany. I was offered a new job and decided to take on the challenge…and there’s a lot of them. I’m leaving higher education (granted, for a company that works alongside higher education institutions, but I won’t be on…

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