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Sunday, December 23, 2012

I was laid off from work

I saw it coming. Money was getting tight. So it wasn't a huge surprise. It was just a matter of time. I wish them well because a lot of things have to get done to get back to where they were before.

Luckily, I am in good financial shape. I have savings and no debt, even at Christmas time. Tom will now have to support me. (his head is exploding right now) And since I am a Latina who voted for Obama, I will now be able to get gifts. Score! I was wondering when those gifts would kick in. (sarcasm people)

I know others who have been laid off recently and are not in good financial shape and they have kids and other obligations. So I am thankful about that I am good.

I will miss my friends from work. Yes, I actually had friends at work. But now I can spend more time with my friends from all over the world. I had been neglecting them these past 3 years.


As a Social Media person, it is bad when your Klout score, Alexa ranking, Facebook likes etc. go down and they have been pretty low since I had no time. My blog traffic started sucking and my blogs were being neglected.

Good news for the handful of people who actually read this blog. I will be writing more. I, of course, will be looking for work even though I voted for Obama. (more sarcasm) But we'll see what comes up. I am always up for a new adventure. Or maybe it's finally time to dust off the book I have always been meaning to write.

I am of the philosophy that everything happens for a reason. So I will just sit back and wait to see what the old universe has in mind for me. I can get all philosophical and say things like when a door closes, a window opens and you jump out. (Wait, that's not the saying.) But I won't.

I will just go with the flow. The good thing is finally my house will be clean. Our eating habits will improve and I can start watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer every morning and Judge Judy in the afternoon.


4 comments:

  1. Ms. Gonzo, you should do something with me...like a season of The Great Food Truck Race! Now that's an adventure

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  2. You should start your new, improved adventure with me. Like on the reality show The Great Food Truck Race.

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  3. I hope you worked long enough to get unemployment until you find new work (fingers crossed) it is so hard these days. I will keep you in my thoughts. Still wanted to send my wishes for a Merry Christmas, hope it brings good tidings, my friend.

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  4. I am laid off as of Feb. 8. Hubby's temp job ended so it's hitting us hard. I am so happy you are in good shape though and taking the news well. I have cried but like I told hubby.. that's not going to get us anywhere. Enjoy your time in Graceland. Big Big ((HUGS)) my friend!

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