Tag Archives: Long Island

The curse of unemployment

Looking for a job is sort of an all-or-nothing deal. Either you find one, or you don’t. I haven’t, for seven months. There’s some comfort to be had in knowing that the job market stinks. Companies continue to layoff employees, and those hiring receive millions of resumes, even for that freelance position scraping burnt gunk […]

Free cruise to nowhere

The free cruise to nowhere left New York and made a big loop. As one of the laid off and unemployed, I wondered how everyone could spend money so freely.