Re: Foreign Language Enrichment

Subject: Re: Foreign Language Enrichment
From: Laurie Little <llittle -at- GSALINK -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 6 Feb 1998 09:58:21 -0500

Pursue your dreams -- most people don't get the chance, or don't take
advantage when they do.
Six months is not a long time; women on maternity leave do it all the
time. I used the end of my maternity leave to make the leap from
full-time to contract work over a year ago, and jumped right into an
opportunity to learn online help on the job.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Magita Storey [SMTP:jellysideup -at- HOTMAIL -dot- COM]
> Sent: Thursday, February 05, 1998 6:30 PM
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Foreign Language Enrichment
>
> I've been in tech writing more than 15 years, the last 10 in software
> documentation. Since way back I?ve nurtured a dream of going to an
> immersion-style language school (Spanish) in South or Central America
> and circumstances are presenting which actually make such a leap
> possible. I?ll get out from under the mortgage (want to move to
> Dallas
> anyway), pay bills, sell belongings, and live on royalties in Mexico
> or
> Guatemala where the dollar can go far.
>
> It is probably sensible to view this pursuit as a hobby rather than
> career enhancement, yet won't adding languages to my repertoire enrich
> my tech communication skills? Do you think I will have a hard time
> re-entering the job market after, say, 6 months away on this jaunt?
> Sincerely appreciate your feedback, my friends. E-mail me direct if
> you
> wish.
>
> Magita Storey
> jellysideup -at- hotmail -dot- com
>
> There are things that happen and leave no discernible trace, are not
> spoken or written of, though it would be very wrong to say that
> subsequent events go on indifferently, all the same, as though such
> things had never been. -ASByatt
>
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