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Thursday, August 10, 2006

Work Update
About a month ago, my boss came back from vacation and told me he was taking another job - he told me on a Tuesday that his last day would be that Friday. I knew he had applied for another job with FedEx (as the local FedEx account exec; he applied at the recommendation of the outgoing account exec kind of on a lark), but after a couple interviews, he was certain he hadn't gotten the job. Guess that says something about bad interviews. Anyway, this all came about a week after one of our tenured team members - Hollie's brother, Reuben - took another job (as a FedEx Express courier), but at least we had a month's notice in his case.

So I've had my work cut out for me lately - still do - as interim manager over a small straggling team, but it's been rewarding. I've applied for the position of manager, and whether or not I get it, it's win-win for me. If I get the position I'll work more initially but our income will nearly double, and eventually, if God blesses and I manage well, I should be able to work less, finish school, and start seminary. If I don't get the position I'll have more time to play with my kids and finish school, and my experience as interim manager will put me in a good position once I'm done with school and, say, ready to move to a city where there's a management opening and a good seminary. Still, I'd appreciate your prayers.

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