Monday, July 2, 2007

Abrupt change in plans ...

Life works in mysterious ways. Friday, June 15 was my last day of work. I said my goodbyes, started selling off my worldly possessions and began preparing for a year-long, round-the-world excursion.

Monday, June 18-- yes, the first business day of my official unemployment -- they countered my resignation with a promotion.

So I'm staying.

This is the strangest morning I've ever had. I came in to clean out my desk. I left as the assistant news editor. I've been wanting a new professional challenge, so this'll be great. Now, to un-say goodbye to everyone, and to buy back my mattress ...