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Monday, October 15, 2007 

A little camino goes a long way

I took a week off from work and drove to Minneapolis then flew to Pittsburgh to see my bro for Thanksgiving.  Feeling much better, as the journey was exactly what I needed to clear my mind and rejuvenate my spirit. I think these "mini-caminos" along the way might be exactly what is needed to take a step back and look at the bigger picture. I'm itching already for my next adventure.  It's been brewing on my morning walks and on the nice long drives...

Also, today, I celebrated my 10 year anniversary of working part time at the video store. I can't tell you what a milestone like this means to me. Even though some people think it may be odd that being a video-store clerk when you don't need the job or the silliness of working retail, I am PROUD to say that I have worked at the store for a decade.

I realize that my continued love for this store, with all the transient employees and trials that the store goes through as time goes on, may be due to the fact that I do not work there full time, but only once a week.  Perhaps if I were to depend on it for income or for a rewarding career choice, I may not actually love it so much.

But, there is a reason that I vowed to work there as long as I lived  in this city, and I have not broken that promise.  I believe working for the same place for 10 years and still feeling passionate about it enough to continue for at least another 10 is an achievement.


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