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Friday Fun! (New Job! *Confetti*)

Hello my lovely readers!

I am so incredibly happy to get to give you all a big update in the life of moi this week.  Tuesday morning after the long weekend, I got a phone call offering me my first professional librarian job!!! Although I’ve been doing the work of a librarian for quite some time now, this position actually requires an MLIS and is in the exact same area of librarianship as my interests.  I don’t like to name exactly where I work on this blog, because this blog represents just me and not my workplace.  Suffice to say, then, that I will be working in educational librarianship in a library that supports one of the medical schools in the Boston area.  The library is the ideal mix of medicine and academia, and I’m so stoked to start work there in mid-March.

This of course means that my life over the next couple of weeks and at least through March is going to be crazy (crazy in a good way).  I’ll have a new schedule, new commute, new health insurance, new paycheck schedule, new….well everything!  It’s all wonderfully exciting and still kind of hard to believe after over a year of job hunting.

Of course this means that other things, like my writing and this blog, are going to have to be pushed to the back burner for a bit until I adjust to all the newness.  One thing I know about me is that I can sometimes push myself too hard, and I don’t want to do that this time around.  So, I’m going to push the release of Waiting For Daybreak back to May or June.  You can also probably expect a few less posts a week here, although I will be doing my best to write up everything for all books finished that week over the weekend and schedule them ahead of time for the next week (Wow, did that sentence make sense?)  There will also be slower responses to comments.  These are all good things, though, because this just means this blog has returned to being my hobby instead of what I’m doing to keep my sanity while job hunting, lol.

I do hope you guys will keep following along, because I’m still the same me, just a far far happier one now. 😀

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  1. February 24, 2012 at 1:14 am

    Congratulations on the new job! It is so exciting that the job is in the exact same area as your interests. Everyone will understand if you need to take a blogging break 😉

  2. February 24, 2012 at 4:33 am

    Congratulations Amanda, that is wonderful news 😀

    • February 27, 2012 at 10:01 am

      Thank you, Jessica! 😀

  3. February 26, 2012 at 8:27 am

    Congrats!! 🙂

    That is such exciting and wonderful news. 🙂

    • February 27, 2012 at 10:02 am

      Thank you! Soooo excited!! (As I’m sure you could see on twitter, haha).

  4. February 26, 2012 at 11:02 am

    Good for you!!! And do find time for yourself in all the excitment.

    • February 27, 2012 at 10:02 am

      Haha, oh my, definitely a necessary reminder for me.

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