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Scott L. Newman July 2009 Entries
I might not be on for a while.

At son's house for now. My oldes girl is going to a have a baby (I hope soon!!) I am so old feeling now. Image I am going to be a grandad.

Posted On Monday, July 27, 2009 3:45 PM

Not bad day
Monday 20th: Well went to the interview. I found it was group meeting to try and get me and about 7 others to sell insurance. Well I sat thru the meet and filed out the form for them to contact me but, I don’t think I will be called back. I not to hot on the idea of selling insurance. Why because I found early on in my work life that I could not sell anything. Well I came home did my email and Job search thingy and then when to hardware store with the kids, to get the spark plug and some starter ......

Posted On Tuesday, July 21, 2009 10:52 PM

and the update continues
Well now for Saturday 18th: Well I stayed up too late again at the computer but, got up at about 07:00. I should have stayed in bed. Nothing seems to want to work for me. It rained early in the day so I could not mow the lawn. Could not get any thing done on the PC. We drove out to a town near by (about 22 miles) to return a wheel chair that we had borrowed for my wife’s dad. I fell, a sleep after that, kids woke me up after about 3 hours and the lawn was dry for mowing. Started up the lawn tractor ......

Posted On Sunday, July 19, 2009 9:51 PM

I am back to my blog roots?
Gomennasi gozaimasu Japanese for really sorry. Well I have not updated this for 4 days. Well lets get to blogging. Thursday 16th: Same thing as usual, check email, search for job. But, later in the day find an email asking me for an interview. Replied to that one so fast it is wonder that I did not hurt my hands. So now I have an interview on Monday. This is big, isn’t it? All of sudden I getting replies and calls. Keeping fingers crossed!!!!!!! Friday 17th: Over slept, I wanted to get up a 7:00 ......

Posted On Sunday, July 19, 2009 2:59 PM

Maybe or Maybe not
Ok let’s bring this up to date. Monday 13th: Go thru my emails from the Job search agents I have set up on several head hunter sites/company sites. Check my group (Gray Matters!”) On LinkedIn. Member ship still low (we need more members if we are to be heard). Got call from a head hunter about a job (this new their calling me). She ask me if I wanted to try for a IT job (did she think I was going say no. At his point I would work in Afghanistan). At 01:30 when with the kids to pick up free food (mostly ......

Posted On Wednesday, July 15, 2009 10:20 PM

July 10th, 11th and 12th
Well I am a lone for now. No, no, I didn’t lose my family, my wife and her parents left to pick up Grand niece /daughter, from her gramy (my wife sister) and one of our grand Nephew’s (No we aren’t keeping him, it is just for few weeks). So I was told I would have to stay home because there would not be room for me in the car. Oh well, that just means I get to do my 3 favorite things, sleep, stay up on the PC and clean the house. Yes, I clean the house (some times in to wee hours), stay up way to ......

Posted On Sunday, July 12, 2009 6:38 PM

The Interview and "Gray Matters!"
Well I thouth the interveiw went well. I answered all their questions (the right way I hoped) but, I did not get the JOB. Rats, O well I just have to pray harder, work harder (at getting Job) and pray (I already said that didnt I). Well to bring my storie current, I have to add that I started a group on the networking site, LinkedIn. The group name you ask, is "Gray Matters!" it is group for over 40 out work. Here is the group profile. We are the "Gray Matters!" support group. We will be heard. We ......

Posted On Friday, July 10, 2009 1:44 PM

More on my misfortune to Date
Three days before I was fired. I had got a cash advance from my Visa card for legal fees, not for me but; for the return of my grand niece’s to her mom (niece on my wife’s side). The little girl had stayed with me and my wife for over two years. While her mom put her life back together. She had been taken from us by father of the girl, about 4 years ago (he had very good/bad lawyer). The Dad was to have shared custody with the Mom but after few weeks disappeared into the next state. So fast forwarding ......

Posted On Tuesday, July 7, 2009 6:34 PM

My Job Less story so far.
I have changed the following as I was really upset after I was terminated First I would like to say, that I have worked the same position for over 18 years for something like 5 different companies (at the same Job, the companies kept changing around me) and had no problems with co-workers before or co-workers with me. Now on 10/28/08 just before I was to get ready for my night job. I was called by my boss and terminated, that it right out of the blue, with out any warnning. I was very upset at being ......

Posted On Sunday, July 5, 2009 1:22 PM

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