Funemployment

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More trials.

Early last week and late the week prior, I ate the following things, motivated in all cases by finances:

  • Some Taco Bell
  • A free chicken burrito from Chipotle
  • A free slice of pizza that looked like it’d been sitting there awhile
  • A sweaty old-fashioned donut from a donut shop downtown
  • Some rotisserie chicken from the poorly lit Safeway by our apartment
  • Some old halvah out of a can with a busted lid

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Treading Water

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I’ve entered week three of my unemployment experiment, and it has been an ongoing test to my convictions. Not having an income is not a comfortable place for me. I’m treading water. I have been here before and knew that it would be uncomfortable and deliberately made my return to this uncomfortable place anyway. But lately the cosmos have been adding more sharks to the pool, just to make sure I really give a damn.

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