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FedEx finally called me back, about three weeks after they said they would. I go in tomorrow to do the paperwork.

I almost had a job grooming horses at the racetrack last week, but I had to turn it down because the hours sucked. It was seven days a week, 5 am to noon and longer on weekends one of your horses is racing, and even though it adds up to more than 40 hours a week you don't get overtime because they pay a flat rate per horse per month instead of hourly. (Yes, this is all a little illeagal, but it's the horse industry, I'm not really surprised. You do it because you love them. I'd have taken the job if it wasn't seven days a week.)

Even though I ended up turning it down I did go in Friday and gave it a try (yes, they paid me for my time) and it made me realize how much I really miss the horses. The past seven months that I haven't been riding has been the longest stretch I've gone without being around horses since I started riding when I was nine. Hopefully now that I have a good paying job I'll be able to afford to get back into it.

Getting the job at FedEx also means that Bandcon is probably a go! \o/ I already don't work weekends so it's just a matter of getting the Friday off (and possibly the Thursday? BJ? Do you know when you're thinking of flying out?).

My Big Bang fic is... essentially non-existent. Oh well. I'll still be doing art for someone else's story.

Date: 2008-05-06 04:40 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
YAAAY job!

Edwin's cell # is 230-9793. We'll be in town from the 9th-17th. I'll phone you soon.

Your e-mail address at gmail didn't work. buu. v.v

Date: 2008-05-06 04:41 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
Dar. That ^ ...is from me.
- Theresa >.

Date: 2008-05-06 08:08 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] thegiantkiller.livejournal.com
Hurrah! What would you be doing for FedEx? Office monkey? Warehouse monkey? Delivery monkey? Body disposal monkey?

Date: 2008-05-07 02:25 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] wilde_stallyn.livejournal.com
Er, some combination of monkeys 2 and 3.

Date: 2008-05-07 02:19 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] hadespuppy.livejournal.com
Apparently you have also grown a tail? Anyway, congrats on employment!

Date: 2008-05-07 06:38 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] magic-helmet.livejournal.com
I worked on a race track in my youth. It's amazing what those fuckers get away with in regards to hours/pay. Under employment standards it's not legal!.
However, it is the way of the track. It's how it's always been, and will probably always be.

Date: 2008-05-08 03:21 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] 42-tea-leaves.livejournal.com
I can't wait to see you in the uniform with boxes and packages...
*fans self*

Anyways, I hope your paper work went well today.

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