I was rejected today, in a big way.  I had applied for a job that I was 99.9% sure I was going to get. The job description described my skills to a T.  The application process was long and drawn out consisting of tests and interviews.  I did well on all of them.   Today they called, I didn’t make it to the top 3.  Ouch!

So how do you deal with rejection.  Continue reading “Rejection”

SEO and Website Tools

I just found a great site for webmasters.  It is a web directory that has a ton of free tools to help you get the most from your website. has tools to check your Google and Alexa page rank. It has a keyword analyzer, a meta tag generator, and even a tool that will check your site for broken links! (I know a few websites I’d like to send that tool to!)  There is  a lot more there.   When you get a chance pop on over to , it will be worth your time!

Why are We So Fat?

It is a popular topic in the media these days. Why are we so fat? Of course, not me, not you, just the other 30% of adults who are overweight or obese.

Fingers are pointing everywhere, and diet books are bestsellers. You can almost guarantee that and TV program will have ads about the weight loss pill that really works!  Now you can even buy drugs over the counter that will keep your body from absorbing fat. (Watch those side effects though!)

Continue reading “Why are We So Fat?”

Tell Me About Yourself

Here is a quote I came across today.  For some reaon it resonated with me.

Tell me about yourself now, simply, one thing at a time.
Who are you? Where do you come from? What parents? What place?
What manner of ship did you sail in?
Why did the sailors abandon you here?

Homer, The Odyssey, Book I, ll.197-99

If you want to tell me about yourself you could visit my new forum.