Friday, July 11, 2008

"The time has come," the Walrus said.

Well, the Chicagoland area is not the scene for me right now. I've submitted my resume to everyone there, but nothing is turning out. It's either my dream job that I don't get or they want me to do door-to-door sales (which, by the way, I DON'T want to do). I have to be out of my apartment in one month, so time is ticking. Then I remember: the house in Florida.

Grandma and Grandpa told me around graduation that I could live in their house in Orlando and use their car while looking for work/working. They are in Indiana right now, so I'd have the place to myself with little to no bills to pay (that currently trumps an expensive, tiny one-bedroom in the Loop). This friendly reminder was brought to my attention this week and I've decided to take advantage of it.

On July 17th I'll be embarking on a new journey. With the help and emotional support from great family and friends, I'm packing up a suitcase or two, my computer, and heading south. I'll start with Disney World for my job hunt. I plan to walk right in and demand Cinderella's ballgown. Ok, not quite that simple, but my first day there I'll be heading to Disney Casting to apply for whatever they'll let me do. I'll also be auditioning for some Character Look-A-Like jobs, you know, walking around the park and making little kids' dreams come true because they met a Disney Fairy or (maybe!) Cinderella. I plan to keep my resume going around Orlando and going on interviews, too. Basically, my job hunt is going poolside.

Here's hoping I'm employed sooner rather than later. Oh, and I'm pretty excited too :)


Mel Evans said...

I'm so excited for you, sister! Best of luck becoming a Disney princess!

Aunt Joyce said...

You get your foot in the door and you'll take the Walt Disney Company by storm!

Mom said...

May all your dreams come true!

"Somehow I can't believe there are any heights that can't be scaled by a man who knows the secret of making dreams come true. This special secret, it seems to me, can be summarized in four C's. They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy and the greatest of these is Confidence. When you believe a thing, believe it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably." - Walt Disney

Linden said...

Good Luck!! If you end up as Cinderella I want to hear about it lol.

Keri James said...

I added you to my blog as a friend with a link to your page!!! How exciting!!! Um---unless you didn't want it to be up there. :) Tell me if you want me to take it down.

Thank you for your comment on what I wrote. I hope I can take my own advice everyday. I guess I'm like Alice in Wonderland in that respect. I give myself very good advice but I rarely ever take it.

Keri James said...

Yay! I posted a link to my friend's blogs on my page! Unless you didn't want me to...then its not yay. Just lemme know if you don't want it up there.

Thanks for your comment on my first entry. I hope I can implement what say into my own life. I guess I'm like Alice in Wonderland in that respect. I give myself very good advice, but I rarely ever take it.