Things That Happen When You Blog

It’s funny, the things that that happen when you blog. Sometimes I forget how public this blog is, and that anyone anywhere might be reading it at any time. A couple of weeks ago, I came home from work and checked my email like I do every evening. In my inbox, an unusual email caught my attention. I read it, and it was from a progressive political/internet consulting firm here in D.C. and it concerned a potential position with the firm as a blogmaster/web production manager working with a number of the groups on their client list. They were interested in talking to me about the position. It took a minute before I realized that they’d found me through my blog.

Now we fastforward a couple of weeks and two interviews later. After meeting with several people from the firm, and finding out more about the job, I was definitely interested and excited about the position. I decided I wanted it. And today I got the news that they wanted me for the job. I happily accepted the offer. So, I also had to serve notice at my current job. I told my boss today, and I’ll let my coworkers in on it tomorrow.

I have to admit, it’s an interesting, exciting turn of events, and I’m looking forward to getting started on the new job since it will combine two big interests of mine: the web/blogging and progressive politics. And working in the realm of progressive politics, particularly in these times, feels like where I need to be. So, it’s been an intersting couple of weeks, and I think the not-so-distant future is going to prove even more interesting and exciting!

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25 Responses to Things That Happen When You Blog

  1. sam says:

    That is AWESOME! Congrats!!!!! =)

  2. Jeff says:

    Ah, I’m so happy for you. Congrats!

  3. sennoma says:

    A well deserved break. Congratulations!

  4. Congratulations!

  5. shannon says:

    That is SO cool!
    Congratulations!

  6. My heartfelt congratulations to you, Terrance. After the needless hassle that your blogging brought to your previous job, it’s so nice to see something so positive come out of it.

  7. Reney says:

    Congratulations to you, T! I know you’ll do a great job. Best of luck!

  8. Katharine says:

    Terrance, that is just terrific! So happy for you!

  9. shaded-lily says:

    Congratulations! That’s great news. I wish you the best of success!

  10. Janine says:

    Oh, that’s fantastic! You’ll never have to worry about blogging your passion at work. *g*

  11. Glen says:

    Congratulations! You deserve that!

  12. Jim says:

    I am instensly, insanely, unreasonably jealous!!! You have my dream job!

    Congratulations of the highest order! I’m so friggin happy for you I could spit!

    (Where I come from, that’s a good thing! Seriously, congratulations!)

  13. mark says:

    I think this is fantastic. I’m really happy for you and your new career move. Damn, now if I could also get paid for blogging, I’d be in heaven. :)

  14. chase says:

    Could I be any more jealous? Wow. Blogging for a living. Dang! Congrats!

  15. Kelly says:

    Congratulations! I wish you much happiness in your new position.

  16. trey says:

    Oh my GOD.. how did I miss this?!!?!

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!

    sounds like a dream job to me! :)

  17. Tim Who? says:

    Wow!

    I missed this post….congrats!!!!!!!

  18. ronn says:

    Hot damm!! I am so mad with myself for not reading this earlier. Super congrats!

  19. Joan says:

    Congratulations!!

  20. EricBrian says:

    Congrats! I am so very happy for you. How did your colleges take it?

  21. maurice says:

    adding to the chorus of congratulations!!

    shows us what happens when you endure, you can persevere and get closer to your dreams….

  22. maurice says:

    adding to the chorus of congratulations!!

    shows us what happens when you endure, you can persevere and get closer to your dreams….

  23. cs says:

    T– I’m experiencing, really experiencing, joy at this news. So, so happy for you . . . cs

  24. ej says:

    Just catching up myself— I am SO excited for you! It’s so well deserved, you know? Good luck to you, man!

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