Last fall I applied for a job at the PSU Office of Admissions, where I currently work as a graduate assistant. It wasn't the GA position, it was a full-time staff position. They flew me up to Portland, I fell in love, cemented my plans to move here regardless of whether I got the job. … Continue reading So I Was All, Like, “Give Me A Sign, Gods!” And Then They Did.
I woke up this morning after dreaming several dreams about my dad. It's not the first time, but it was pretty vivid. I sat and wept for a bit this morning. He's left such a huge hole in my reality. It's been almost three months and the hurt is still acute. I know part of … Continue reading Dad, Portland & Other Stuff
I had to go clothes shopping Saturday for my interview. I have a suit, but it's pretty outdated and anyway, I wanted something new. I hate clothes shopping. I always have, but now more than ever because dressing rooms are so ... unfriendly, particularly to chubby chicks like me. As I expected, it pretty much … Continue reading Clothes Shopping
I made it through the phone interview to the next step, which is an in-person interview. I'll be flying into Portland late in the afternoon on next Sunday, February 6th. My interview starts at 11 on Monday, and I'll be back in Arizona by 9:30 Monday evening. I'm planning on a visit to Powell's Sunday … Continue reading Portland, Here I Come!
I received an email today from PSU - they're scheduling me for a telephone interview next week on a position I applied for last month. I love, love, love working at the university and the position is perfect. Not only that, it complements my grad work academically AND financially... since employees get a tuition break. … Continue reading Could Be Great!
I just got an email from Portland State University - my application was accepted for the program. It wasn't super competitive, but I was still on pins and needles because I want to move there SO DAMNED BAD. I'm accepted!! I actually just teared up a little! Ah so sweet. I am OUTTA HERE!!!