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A Bit of News

PostPosted: Tue Dec 22, 2015 9:01 pm
by Hikin_Jim
Haven't been around too much lately. :( Been working hard to wrap up a project before my year long contract ends AND been looking for a new job.

Good news is that a) I've finished my project (just in the nick of time) and b) I've found a job, and not just a contract but an actual job job (i.e. with benefits). Paid vacation. Best idea. Ever. :) Better still, the job is local. One company in Connecticut really wanted me to come out and work for them... but something local came along. Phew! Wasn't particularly looking forward to leaving the local mountains.

God willing, the new job will allow me to get back into serious hiking -- and even some backpacking (I hope, I hope), and I'll show up here a bit more.

Hope everyone is have a good holiday season. I have to say I got a pretty nice Christmas present this year.

Best wishes for the coming year,


Re: A Bit of News

PostPosted: Tue Dec 22, 2015 11:04 pm
by arocknoid
Fantastic news, Jim, conrgatulations!
That should bring some joy and cheer to the holidays and new year!

I'll email for trebuchet coordinates; good gets.

Services were fine--and the birthday in question is 12-25; not so merry... But good cheer to you and the family, sir!

kind regards,
da noid

Re: A Bit of News

PostPosted: Wed Dec 23, 2015 10:49 am
by Andy
Congrats on the new gig Jim and I'm glad things are looking up. Here's to a happy, healthy and prosperous new year!

Re: A Bit of News

PostPosted: Thu Dec 24, 2015 11:10 pm
by Hikin_Jim
Thanks guys. Kind of a squeaker right down to the finish wrapping up my contract work. I am now officially "between jobs" (for all of three days.

Sir Noid, I owe you an email, boy don't I.