Archives for: June 2009


June 23rd, 2009
I'm on vacation. Did I mention that? Yeah, um...I'm in Hawaii, in fact. We spent less than a day in Honolulu, then it was off to the big island...which, I read, is properly called Hawaii, and really shouldn't just be called "the Big Island". So… more »

Some positive signs

June 15th, 2009
One interview this afternoon in downtown SF. Two possible contract positions (but just possible, not anywhere near definite). Plus a couple of other signs of interest, but also somewhat tentative. At the same time, I'm trying to clean out the garage… more »

More info

June 10th, 2009
I see the news of layoffs has made the gaming press now. So: Yes, I was laid off. Fortunately, I got a decent severance package, and I had a fair amount of PTO saved. I was assured that everything came down to the budget, and the lack thereof. A… more »

And that's it

June 7th, 2009
Late Sunday night: Half an hour ago, I logged into my computer at work to finish a scheduling doc. Checking email, I saw a pay statement notification. Which seemed odd, since I didn't think it was close to a pay day... So, unless the company… more »

Further adventures in waiting

June 4th, 2009
Still no definitive news. On Monday, I accepted that my producer has pretty much officially stopped caring, and that I had better get off my ass and try to save my job (as well as the job of the junior writer). Either he knows that he's going to be laid… more »