Thank you everyone for your kind comments and emails. It means so much to me that you are all ready to grab your pitchforks and take to the streets on my behalf!
My apologies for the unintentional ambiguities. To clarify, I was fired, not laid off; I guess I didn't fully realize the distinction in terminology. Also, I never worked at Caribou. : ) I was fired from my law firm while at a Caribou, but it was in person, not over the phone. For some reason our department head thought meeting me at a coffee shop would be better than bringing me into the office for it? Bummer that I showered, dried my hair, paid for parking and a babysitter all to get canned, but oh well.
I'm taking everyone's advice to wait a while before deciding what to do next, which is good advice, but also a necessity at this point, because Santa doesn't stop for this kind of stuff, if you know what I mean. What's that I was just saying again about being thankful for a long maternity leave? Well, I guess I'm on indefinite maternity leave now.
Coming home to three little ones and a loving husband has a way of immediately grounding you and reminding you how lucky you are. It was time for me to make a change at work, so I absolutely know that this will end up for the best. I'll probably have more to say about it someday, but for right now I'd like to push it aside and get back to regularly scheduled programming, i.e., the big December blog dump to catch up on posting all sorts of stuff that I've been meaning to.
Check it out - I grew a second head! I mean, I figured out how to put Waylon in a forward-facing hold in the Moby wrap. Thanks, YouTube. (And Georgia figured out how to talk me into letting her snap pics with my DSLR.)
A Little Chef's Card Victory
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