I’ll post more details later, but I want all 3 of you who read this blog to be the among first to know that I have accepted a full-time job with Aspiration! I’ll start officially in September, but I’ll be in San Francisco most of next week for my first official work event: Extreme Usability. …

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First, sorry for no posts since Monday. Since I am in the final countdown with my job at Planned Parenthood, I have been running around the country like a chicken with my head cut off. I’m not complaining, though! I’ll have been to five cities in three weeks and every one of them is a treat. Next week I will be in New Orleans and Portland, and then will be back in the office on June 30th for one day to wrap up two-and-a-half year’s work, send my final newsletter, complete the expense report from hell, and send my laptop back to the mothership. It’s going to be an interesting day, and will likely be followed by heavy drinking.

Anyway, I did something new here on lotusmedia.org! In order to facilitate communication with clients and partners, you can now see my online status at any time. Just visit the Contact page, and you will see this icon indicating whether I am online and available to chat:

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The good news

OK, I swear I was going to blog it soon – really. It’s just that there are certain people who deserve to learn about it firsthand before reading it in a public forum or hearing it from someone else. But now that the cat is out of the bag, I can’t keep it to myself …

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First, the bad news

I was going to wait to post this until an official announcment was made to my colleagues, but as usual our leaders are mum about big decisions, so here goes… I found out two weeks ago that I will be laid off from my job on June 30! This is not as bad as it seems.

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