RE: Grim numbers, just grim--but not yet feeling all that grim

Subject: RE: Grim numbers, just grim--but not yet feeling all that grim
From: "Chris La Porte" <cpldll -at- earthlink -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2002 13:09:17 -0600

I am fortunate to have a grubstake, so I haven't had to panic. When one has
been around the block, one learns about business cycles. Things will pick up
in due time.

I am taking classes, improving skills, networking, and having fun. We took
12 trips last year. Neither my wife or I have ever been able to do that.

Chris La Porte



>>It's funny (or weird) that even with all this grim talk, I'm not
>>feeling all
>>that grim. Even though I was laid off from a contract about a
>>week ago (two
>>big clients ready to sign pulled out, so with no clients, there's no need
>>for the software and therefore no need for docs) and the pickings
>>are slim,
>>I don't know why--but I don't feel the need to go into panic mode. As I
>>said in an earlier post, I've been doing techwriting (full-time staff,
>>contracting, book writing) since 1984. I've seen booms, busts, and in
>>between. Maybe I'm a fool, Picaro in a picaresque folly. What are other
>>people 'feeling'--what's your gut reaction to what's going on? Are things
>>improving? Is it gonna get worse?
>>
>>
>>steve arrants



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References:
Grim numbers, just grim--but not yet feeling all that grim: From: Steve Arrants

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