"Gladly, if you can get me the time off and the money to do so. But, oh, wait, I'm supporting myself and my unemployed, disabled husband on a below-median, if First World, salary. Cash and PTO are short.
And I disagree with your whole economics.…"
""Educational budgets have been shrinking for years."? Really? Then please, please tell me why my property taxes have been rising all these years? Why has both states I've lived in for the past 20 years increased spending on education…"
"Why would you blame your 'failings' on your father's death? That has nothing to do with the state of the economy (which is directly affecting the job market), nor does it have anything to do with your having to drive an old truck, or…"
"There are weekly reports out of North Dakota of jobs but no housing, or promised jobs that disappear upon arrival.
Education may not be a growth industry. America's fertility rate is barely at replacement. But it's a steady industry. There…"
Try applying to OCS or other mental health jobs. They are always hiring here. These are tough jobs but they will tend to toughen you up too and your education is probably close enough for them.
If you still can't find a…"
"To be honest the onyl good things about my life is that I have a strong faith, and that I have good morals since I don't get drunk, and I don't smoke
You are NOT a loser. Look at the above; you already have a strong foundation, things…"
"Sounds like mild depression. If you have health insurance, see a mental health professional. If you don't, and even if you do:
*Get plenty of sleep
*Make a point of catching some rays (wear sunscreen)
*Have some dark…"
"I try to stay out of 'depression' threads for the most part. I've never had it, and don't pretend to know much about it.
However, if your depression is situational rather than biochemical or something -- meaning your…"
"I would imagine that Thoreau's Walden home wouldn't have been much larger than 200 square feet. Just big enough for one man and the occasional guest (or two). If I were a single man, I would definitely purchase on of these tiny…"