Monday, September 21, 2009

First Day! (short blog post...)

Well... We'll start with the good, first...

It was really awesome to get to program for a living today and it felt good to be productive again.

Now, the bad...

I have a six month probationary period to get through before I'll see any kind of benefits and my health insurance (dental and vision included) is going to cost me $150.00 A WEEK when it kicks in...

So, I guess I'll be looking, seriously, for freelance work and whatnot to try and afford my benefits...

Anyway, I'm VERY happy to have a real job so I'll find a way to deal with the negative bits.

Now, I'm off to eat dinner and study up some on ASP .NET.


Friday, September 18, 2009

Indy Irish Fest 2009

To all of those folks in the greater Indianapolis area with a wee bit o' the Irish in your ancestry or a taste for good music and good libations, Indy Irish Fest opens tonight at 4:30pm at Military Park in Downtown Indianapolis.

There are plenty of food and drink vendors, an Irish market, an area of fun just for the wee folk and plenty of live music and demonstrations of Irish culture.

Early bird specials get you in for free from 4:30pm to 5:30pm today and there are similar admission deals for the rest of the weekend, too. Check the Indy Irish Fest Web site for more info.

I plan on being there today so maybe I'll see some of you around!

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Finally! A Break!!!!

For those of you who haven't heard, I'm officially employed again!

After what seemed like a very short (in a bad way) interview at 10am yesterday morning, I got a call around 2pm with a job offer!!

I'm now (pending a successful drug test) an Application Developer with Carter Logistics, LLC!

Words cannot describe how truly happy I am with finally getting what I'm certain will be a great job with a great company doing what I LOVE. I start on Monday at 8am so I'll try and post again after my first day to record what I think.

Until then...