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More Aggravation

Last weekend, at my grandmother's, it turned out my young cousin was in fact there. It made sense he would be but she hadn't mentioned it so I wasn't sure. Anyway, even though he supposedly had an earache, he got me to play with him a lot. My knees really enjoyed playing with cars on the floor...After lunch, we played multiple rounds of hide and seek. (Last night, coincidentally, we watched the Monty Python episode with World Hide and Seek Championships that went on for over eleven days.) On the bright side, taking the bus worked out quite well.

That experience is not the aggravations I refer to in the title of this post. This is described in the paragraphs that follow. Monday, while waiting for my agency to get back to me about a possible assignment that I'm still waiting for, mind you, I get a call from a health care company here in town regarding a data entry position. After I assure them it's ok that I look overqualified, I set up an interview. Keep in mind, this dude sounded like he'd hire me on the spot. Anyway, I check the bus website to see how to get there and I discover that the bus doesn't go there. (This is confirmed when I called Metro on the phone.)

More job related aggravation happened when I discovered that one of the local hospitals had a job opening doing payroll. This would have been great because it was doing basically the same thing I did when I worked at the payroll company and very easy to get to. You can guess how it turned out. I get an e-mail from them this morning giving me the "impressed with your qualifications but" speech. I can't get a job even when I am qualified! Argh!

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