Wednesday, January 21, 2009

The has-been

Holed up in's World HQ against today's gray and chilly weather, we found ourselves thinking about our past career moves (helped, no doubt, by a colleague's invitattion to join her LinkedIn network). We have been:

  • a dishwasher
  • a merchant mariner
  • a cab driver
  • a tow-truck operator
  • a freelance photographer
  • a daily newspaper staff photographer
  • a photo editor (and color page makeup person)
  • a columnist
  • director of marketing at a large computer company
  • VP of marketing at a couple of startups
  • product manager at a large software company
  • blogger

Nowadays we're on disability (not our idea) and focusing on physical and cortical rehab of this currently half-broken body. We are certainly not averse to working, but the market for 57-year-olds who need to spend 3 hours a day on rehab and who disappear for various treatments a couple of times a month is a bit slow at the moment. We continue as blogger-in-cheif, cook and bottle-washer at

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