[NAFEX] changing jobs
lostman_amiga at yahoo.com
Sat Jun 7 12:35:53 EDT 2003
Thank you and all the rest for your warm advice.
It is comforting to know that others have walked the
I do intend to take my take my time in consideration
of this choice.
I am sure that small changes here in there in my life
job will make me feel more satisfied. I may end up
being of a orchard
at the end of my journey, or I may not. All the
feedback I have read from
all of you have made me think more about the process
(or the journey) and
so much on the goal. Realizing this, I have many more
years to put under my belt before I
can even begin to contribute the knowledge that is on
this forum and therefore
be able decide with confidance about such a major
change in life.
Till then, I need to make more of an effort to explore
the posiblities around me an embrace
what I now have already. I sit here on vacation with
about 3 months off till school starts again.
Few jobs alow me this much freedom durring time when I
realy need to be outside exploring.
One thing I have discovered about myself is that I
cant make these didcisons alone.
I find out more about myself, what I want and who I
want to become by talking to others.
I cant make confidant decision about an experiance
that I know nothing about.
So, what does all this mean? I need too get out of
the house for one thing.
I cant just read books and dig in my own yard. I need
to talk and vist others.
I have been doing that a bit, but I need to do it
If I see you at a SFF or NAFEX meeting, dont be
surprized if I start interrogating you. :)
--- Jill Vorbeck <bewilderedbutterfly at yahoo.com>
> > I also recommend Robert Frost's poem "The Road Not
> > Taken"
> > Chris Mauchline
> Another Frost quote to consider (from "Two Tramps at
> "But yield who will to their separation,
> My object in living is to unite
> My avocation and my vocation
> As my two eyes make one in sight.
> Only where love and need are one,
> And the work is play for mortal stakes,
> Is the deed ever really done
> For Heaven and the future's sakes."
> Tom and I left computer careers to move to the farm
> 1977 after getting bit by the gardening bug. No
> regrets here. Still, Fluffy's list raised many valid
> points worth considering. And Chris's decision and
> Richard Moyer's advice to keep gardening as an
> extremely rewarding avocation is also worthy of
> If you'd like to talk more about your alternatives,
> we'd be happy to listen and try to help.
> Jill Vorbeck (and Tom)
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