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Old 10-01-09, 07:52 PM   #1
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a moderate celebration

A brief note,:
I got a job in my field (albeit a month-to-month contract position) a little over a month ago.
I just got my first paycheck since January 15th, 2009...

I feel like the richest man in the world.

In case you needed a reason to rejoice tonight - feel free to rejoice with me?
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Old 10-01-09, 08:02 PM   #2
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Old 10-01-09, 08:02 PM   #3
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My sincere and heartfelt congratulations to you, HY! I raise a bowl of oatmeal and rice milk in salute!
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Old 10-01-09, 08:05 PM   #4
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This Guinness I'm tossing back right now is in your honor. Congrats!
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Old 10-01-09, 09:10 PM   #6
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Congrats.been since Nov 20 '08 for me.I'm running out of money.
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hooyah!
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Yay! Congratulations!
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Old 10-01-09, 09:58 PM   #9
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Congrats. I take a new position on Monday and can't wait to see the new and improved paycheck in a few weeks.
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Old 10-01-09, 10:44 PM   #10
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Congrats!

I'm into my second year, paycheck free.
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UA, have you considered starting a lawn service, pool service, pet walking, sitting, clean up service? All could be done with minimal investment, and you would be self employed. In the lawn care business, you can do snow removal, christmas decoration installs, etc, in the cold season.
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UA, have you considered starting a lawn service, pool service, pet walking, sitting, clean up service? All could be done with minimal investment, and you would be self employed. In the lawn care business, you can do snow removal, christmas decoration installs, etc, in the cold season.
If he did that, Mom and Pop would expect him to contribute.


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I fail at sponging. I still live in the house I grew up in, but I actually took out a mortgage and bought it. doh!
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As we can tell by UA's avatar, he has a big career ahead as a 'companion'. Note the expression on his 'client's' face as UA searches for 'home base'.
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