Tagged with Career

A near-death experience for a Sony Walkman

“Cool” gadgets in high school define the “cool” kids, and nothing compared to the status symbol of having a Sony Walkman in the early 1980s.  Gen X loved jammin’ to their mix tapes on Walkmans much like millenials obsessed over their iPhones and thousand-song playlists twenty-five years later. Yet, there is always those that “have” … Continue reading

I needed to eat

The list was in the newspaper, and I knew I needed to eat.  The black and white print revealed the top ten average starting salaries for recent college graduates.  If I was going to go to college for four years, it made sense to pursue the field that would lead to the best paying job. … Continue reading