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Grizzly Mama

There's a Grizzly who has escaped the City of Brotherly Love..(and she's going back to homeschooling!!)

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Location: Out of Philly, Pennsylvania, United States

"All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth." Aristotle - Greek Philosopher.

Saturday, June 11, 2005

Grizzly Mama is Incorrigible

I quit my new job.

Yes I did.

Suffice it to say that Grizzly Mama is too old to stand for being treated like a child.


Blogger Mike's America said...

Sorry to hear it didn't work out. Not sure I could go back into some corporate/government box again myself.

12 June, 2005 01:26  
Blogger United We Lay said...

What happened, Mama?

12 June, 2005 08:47  
Blogger alix said...

ah, that ol' independence nerve got struck, didn't it? sorry about that. :( onward!

12 June, 2005 12:25  
Blogger tshsmom said...

Unfortunately, most jobs with great benefits tend to want your soul in return.

12 June, 2005 12:44  
Blogger MonicaR said...

I might have given it a bit more - but the benefits weren't panning out as promised in the interview PLUS it was a union shop with a very strange union mentality PLUS it was in a very bad part of Philly. I really hate to be lied to. I really, really cannot stand that.

It's true I've got a bit of an independent streak in me - however this has never been a problem as long as they put me on night shift and don't give me any crap. :-)

12 June, 2005 23:17  
Blogger DirtCrashr said...

Ick, Union-shop. I thought you were doing old-school 'puter-stuff.
Location, location, location - some recruiter called upwith a dubious (have to know right now!) temp job in San Francisco: ix-nay, aint going up there!

13 June, 2005 13:02  
Blogger Steve Donohue said...

Sheesh... that's gotta be a record or something! They haven't even gotten me through training at Disney yet. Well good luck- somethings bound to come up.

14 June, 2005 22:13  
Blogger City Troll said...

Ahh she did give it the ole college try, but besides egads being a union shop it was also in the highest crime area in philly and I feell better that shes not there

The Troll

14 June, 2005 23:05  
Blogger MonicaR said...

Dirtcrasher - when they told me it was a union shop I had serious gas about it. PA is not a 'right to work' state so if it's a union shop it is a REQUIREMENT to join the union whether you want to or not. Back in CO - I never joined the damn union, it was a choice there and it should be that way here, too. The legislation to make PA a 'right to work' state failed recently. In Philly the unions have it locked up. That's why Philly sucks in so many ways. (And don't any union hacks even THINK of retaliating against me for saying your unions SUCK! I'll shoot your gooney ass - goddammit!!)

Steven - I don't waste any time, honey! I'm old. It's just better to cut out quickly sometimes.

Thanks Troll...I thought you were mad at me. ;-)

14 June, 2005 23:21  
Blogger Abe said...

That's too bad. Easy come, easy go.

I wouldn't say you're incorrigible at all. I find you highly corrigible, 'though it's rarely needed. ;^)

15 June, 2005 00:42  
Blogger DV said...

That OL' independence nerve is what separates you from the sheeple Monica. Clearly it wasn't right for you - something better will come along!

15 June, 2005 17:24  
Blogger Steve Donohue said...

Well, you gotta know when to fold 'em- and if the hand sucks, well then, fold 'em early.

15 June, 2005 20:52  
Blogger MonicaR said...

Abe - after looking in the dictionary again just to make sure, I will take that as a complement and thank you! :-D

David thank you and I hope that you are right. It's one of those times that we sort of have to trust the Universe (so to speak) because nothing is making sense about what direction to go right now. Trusting the Universe hasn't failed yet.

Steven you got that right baby. Glad the Disneyworld thing is working out - love those benefits!

16 June, 2005 00:21  

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