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"...another reason I'm intrigued with the hanged of Salem, especially the women, is that a number of them aroused suspicion in the first place because they were financially independent, or sharp-tongued, or kept to themselves. In other words, they were killed off for the same sort of life I live right now but with longer skirts and fewer cable channels." Sarah Vowell, The partly cloudy patriot.


I didn't get the job

That is all.


At 5:18 PM, Blogger Twirly said...

that sucks, sorry

At 5:18 PM, Blogger post-doc said...

Much sympathy. I hate going through the interviewing process - it's so much energy to apply and wait and talk and consider. I really am sorry, Shrinky.

At 5:23 PM, Blogger BrightStar said...


I am so sorry.

At 5:37 PM, Blogger dr four eyes said...

boo! So sorry, Shrinky.

At 5:48 PM, Blogger shrinkykitten said...

Thanks everyone!

Is everyone's gmail down, or is it just mine?

B*: thank you so much for the conditioner sample! I'd gmail you - but it's not working :(

Why oh why is there no ice cream here in which for me to drown my sorrows? B* - please to bring over homemade ice cream :)

It kind of sucks too because the director left a message on my voicemail today (the day they were to make an offer - and then they were going to check references - so I assumed I would not be *rejected* until the first person's references had been called). When I saw them on the caller id, I thought for sure I'd gotten it. And she at first just said for me to call her. Then she said, "Well, I won't keep you in suspense. We made an offer to someone else." That's so mean! I was their second choice - or so she said. And she said if they had another position, they'd offer it to me in a minute. Whatever.

At 6:13 PM, Blogger Anastasia said...

i'm sorry :(

the whole "if we had another position" thing is just...meh. patronizing.

At 8:13 PM, Blogger Lina said...

Urgh, sorry to hear that babe. xxx

At 8:51 PM, Blogger StyleyGeek said...

Oh, I'm so sorry. That really does suck.

At 7:31 AM, Blogger BrightStar said...

I would definitely bring over ice cream, but I think it would melt before I get there.

At 6:55 PM, Blogger Seeking Solace said...

Hugs sweetie!

That is so mean to leave a message like that. And then to say "Oh if we had another position..." just adds salt to the wound!


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