Although I have just said that I was going on hiatus, I did realize that I have big news which I would like to share with all of you who have hung in there reading my drivel and providing words of encouragement through out the torture of higher education.
“Here ye, here ye:
Let it be known far and wide that this is the formal announcement of
the graduation of Janie Jones
from Stickittoyou University College of Science and Engineering
on the seventh of May, two thousand sixteen, with a
Bachelor of Science degree in Cell & Molecular Biology and a
Bachelor of Arts degree in Biochemistry.
With hearty congratulations, unto her may all the honors of debt, continuing joblessness, and over qualification now be conferred.”
Thanks to all my bloggy buddies who followed me along through the train wreck of my educational journey. It feels marvelous to be done.
Now I must find a job. Currently I have a temporary job, still working with the Lyme disease research, but it will probably wind down to just part time in July before it dries up completely at the end of the summer. I have been collecting, photographing, cataloging and extracting DNA from ticks. Then I test the DNA I’ve extracted for DNA from the bacteria that cause Lyme disease, Anaplasmosis and Babesiosis. I’ve also been doing some community outreach presentations of Lyme disease and teaching incoming sophomore and junior level college students.
I really like the work and am thrilled to have it, it pays pretty well and is flexible with scheduling, so it is a shame it won’t last. Being extremely loathe to leave Big City, I am hoping something else more permanent will come along in the area soon. Now all I can do is be patient, apply for jobs, and hope my hard work will be rewarded with something resembling a degree utilizing job.
And that is all the news.
This is Janie Jones, signing off for a while. It has been a pleasure to be a part of the blogosphere. Best wishes to you all until we cross paths again!