So, Constant Readers Whomever You Are….
I have been “Let Go” What a marvelous euphemism for being fired or sacked or relieved of your professional position etc…
After 19 years in the same company, my services are no longer desired.
He says “We are letting you go because the company is going in a new direction and I do not trust that you will do the things I tell you to do” Which I interpret means “I am putting together a new fresh company and you don’t fit in. You don’t do all the crazy things I ask of you without questioning me” Which is true because there is a lot of crazy. And the stories I could tell if I wouldn’t get sued somehow…… (but if you want to know I just message me in private)
19 years. I was 34 years old and married in 1997 when I started working there. I was with that company longer than my marriage lasted. Most of my adult life. I haven’t been on a job interview since 1979 because my jobs always came to me via word of mouth. I have never been laid off, let alone fired. There isn’t even one write up in my personell file.
I am thrust into unknown territory here. And I am more than a little terrified.
The good news for you guys is now I will have more time to write and a whole new vista of new material.
I wrestled between keeping this my deep dark shameful secret (because it really feels like that) and just “Coming Out” so.….
Here it is. My blue bird has been set free. She has been let go to find a better place.
My wonderful family is taking me away to celebrate this new phase in my life because they totally rock and I am going to try to have a good time and start the job hunt in a few days.
Thoughts, prayers, good chi and flying fruits and vegetables all accepted gratefully.
Loves to you all!