Last working day at the mothership. Enjoying some sweet retirement jam (thank you Miss Polly).
I have a few days of vacation remaining, so I’m taking them next week, then I’m back at work for one final week, during which I’ll tie up loose ends, clean out my office space, and say a few good-byes before wrapping up my adventure… Read More
Friday. Less than a month left in the work-a-day world. That’s a really strange feeling. I won’t miss the work, but I know I’ll miss some of the people I’ve worked with over the years. I’ve worked with some wonderful, creative, crazy-assed, dedicated, brilliant, hilarious… Read More
A number of people, upon hearing of my impending retirement from my day-job, have asked what I’m going to do, but really they mean, what job are you going to get. Job? I don’t intend to get a job. You could become a consultant. No,… Read More
It didn’t occur to me that my impending retirement from my day-job would come with a mess of paperwork, but as it turns out it does. Forms galore. Add a declaration or two. Documentation. There is benefits stuff, insurance stuff, pension stuff…and some choices to… Read More
In spring of 1986 I took a part time job at Canada Post sorting mail. I had an art habit, a bad one, and I needed a day job, or as it turned out, an evening job, to support it. I recall I even wrote… Read More