I've been out of the blogging loop for a bit. I've been focusing on trying to get some income going and keeping the house in condition to show potential buyers.
I spend most of my time reviewing the various job sites, cleaning, and trying to figure out how we're going to pay the mortgage when the money runs out.
Things are not as bad as they seem though; The freerolls I've been playing continue to strengthen my game, and I'm getting into the top 25% of the field almost EVERY time, and in every format I play (HORSE, Badugi, 2-7 LoBall, 5-Card Draw, etc.), with most of my finishes being in the top 10%!
We made the decision to drop the price of the house a little last week, and we now have an open house scheduled for next month. Mortgage rates continue to drop and local brokers are saying they're starting to see the beginnings of 'a flurry of activity'.
Finally, I begin training tomorrow evening for a part-time job. They're not sure how soon I'll be on the schedule, but it's not a matter of 'if', it's a matter of 'when'. The better part is...
...I'll be dealing poker.
Yup, the local charity gaming establishment is adding some staff for the summer, and I'll be getting some hours. The GM knows about my background in Customer Service Management, and I'm hoping that will lead to some additional opportunities!
Maybe, just maybe [knocking earnestly on wood] Goddess and I have touched the bottom and pushed off.
"Have Fun, Be Gracious, Keep Learning, Play Your Best and
Manage Your Finances. You will find Success in Poker and in Life!"