Updated January 12, 2019 from a post originally dated September 30, 2018
I recently ventured back into Second Life, and started exploring figurative abstracts again. So much fun – I’m especially happy with these. I hope you like them too.
Two months ago, I woke up at 2am with smoke pouring out of the air vents in my apartment. I don’t know what my neighbors were smoking, but it was making me very ill. I somehow managed to stumble around, get all of the vents closed, turn off the heat, turn on the ceiling fans and open the windows. Then I grabbed my purse and headed to my car, thinking I might need to go to the ER because I was getting sicker by the minute.
Once I got outside, I began to feel better, so I just sat in my car while my apartment aired out. Did I mention the temperature outside was about 35F? When I spoke to the property manager about this later, I was told, “Well, it’s their apartment. They can smoke whatever they want to in it.”
I said, “Really?!” And then some other stuff was said, and… Continue reading Inception
In the beginning was education, information, and college, where knowledge, skills, and aptitude were viewed as keys to fulfillment upon commencement…
Where reality proved that degree was, in actuality, worthless. The notion that a promotion was in sight…
I hope? Nope. Years dragged on, more grueling than schooling had ever been. Idealism became realism, and enthusiasm turned to suspicion that I was fooling myself…
Into believing someone else’s dream. Lesson learned, and crash-landing notwithstanding, demanding truth, I made a new plan to reflect, learn to earn self-respect. Esteem is within as I begin this new experience, where intelligence and common sense rule…
With wisdom and white hair.
Copyright ©2018 Jenn Pointer
Since I’ve been researching articles for the GenXrestrux project, about every third post on my Facebook feed is a “sponsored post,” many of these offering a free download or video course on how I can leverage my vast knowledge and experience to help people…oh, and how I can become wealthy in the process.
Well, who wouldn’t want to do that?! Sign me up!
Naturally curious, I’ve popped into several of these “free courses to” see what priceless information I could glean. Here’s what I’ve learned so far:
So that’s it. If you build it (a dream) they will come (and bring their wallets). What could be easier?
Editor’s note: This post is satire, but the artwork is real.