I *finally* fixed that typo on my home page!!! “Challenger” is gone; challenge is in its rightful place (if you’ve been following me for awhile you’ll understand).
And, I did finally resign from my medical transcription job. Today, as a matter of fact. Am I retired from the career as a whole? Who knows what the future holds at this point.
Well, I do know a little of what my future holds and that is my new position as Assistant Director at the Henry County Historical Society!! I am beyond thrilled to work for the Museum. Not only do I get to work there, but I also will still be able to volunteer! Not having my part-time day job opens up more hours for me to help out at the Museum. Our major project starting after the holidays is utilizing our PastPerfect software. INVENTORY PARTY! I will also be holding a monthly after-hours meeting at the Museum where I combine a DAR Museum program with items in our Civil War era collection, preparing a World War I commemorative event, and, of course, keeping up with social media and some trivia (2018 will be My Name Is Henry County).
Along with working/volunteering at the Museum, I will also be ramping up my genealogical research consulting business as much as possible and doing a little artsy genealogy too.
I have to admit that in my old age I’ve become more and more assertive. The position I’ve earned at the Museum was not previously a position. I asked that it be created for me so I could resign from my day job and devote more hours at the Museum. Never in my life would I have dreamed I’d do something so gutsy. This is the type of job where you think to yourself “they pay me to do this?” Honestly, if I was independently wealthy, they would not have to pay me to work there. I love how I’ve combined my love of local history with my passion for genealogy and will have the ability to help and share with others who are on their journey.
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