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A tale of two interview processes

To be updated

vague on purpose

I am slowly / casually looking at jobs right now, not really in a rush as I am busy but I would like a return to stability for the right role and right company.

Company A

I applied through their website Feb 1 as many people raved about the product and after reading a little about them they seemed a neat place.

That Monday I get an email to respond to some specific follow up questions.
I did not mind, and enjoyed, having the change to answer some specific items, in the tool that originally collected my data. I do wonder why they were not part of the submission form to start, perhaps the system they were using was unable to ask Q based on role, or it was a workflow thing? Slightly weird but not offputting.

That Wednesday I got an email to schedule time with an internal recruiter. It was an automated tool you entered your free time into. It did not seem advanced enough to suggest times based on who I needed to speak with and their availability, but it was I…

Cooking: Korean Ground Beef Bowls and Ginger Apples

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Making dinner based on what was in the fridge and googling

https://github.com/NicoleSchwartz/Food/blob/master/Dinner/KOREAN_GROUND_BEEF_BOWLS

https://github.com/NicoleSchwartz/Food/blob/master/Sides/Ginger_Apples



I suggest watching the video at at least 2x speed

Review FELINE GREENIES™ PILL POCKETS™ Treats Chicken Flavor

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So my cat needs to take pills twice a day now.
We tried yesterday will the pill gun, and it was stressful for everyone.

So today we picked up: FELINE GREENIES™ PILL POCKETS™ Treats Chicken Flavor
https://www.greenies.com/products/cat/pill-pockets/pill-pockets-treats/chicken

Sadly although she sniffed and licked the pockets, and they were easy to use, she would not eat them.

Back to gelatin caps and pill guns.

Pill gun
https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B076J5YQHN/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Clear Gelatin Empty Capsules
https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B01I5TPXRM/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o09_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Why capsules? many pills dissolve very fast and when fighting to get a cat to swallow them, or when they might spit it back out it might dissolve. also in some cases like this where it is so tiny, the pill gun isn't that effective so it increases the size.



Free Birthday Items

Your Birthday, when you get reminders of how many mailing lists and memberships you have.

Here are offers I got, not that I actually was able to take advantage.

ben and jerrys - $3 off cake and/or free single scoopLocation locked and frustrating, how do I update my information I moved!IHOP pancakesLocation locked and hard to update informationeshakti.com $25 offpinkberry free swirlDisney 20% offStarbucks - free drink - but now it's only the DAY of your birthday, it used to be any time that weekcinnabon free iced coffeePF Changs Enjoy a free appetizer (Street Fare or Dim Sum) or dessert of your choice during your birthday month. The Melting Pot - free chocolate covered strawberriesDavid's tea - free tea in storeTropical Smoothie Cafe - $2 offRegal movie theater - free small popcornKLM 15% off in shopHand and stone massage - 10$ offsalon true $5 off retail productClarkson University (Alumni) free thing i don't know b/c i can't loginZazzle $10 offPanera free pastry I took …

Organizing the kitchen

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The kitchen has limited space so I went about doing some organizing

I am happy with the following purchases, we have more plans for later too


For the cups I got:
SALT™ Cabinet Shelf in Whitehttps://www.bedbathandbeyond.ca/store/product/salt-trade-cabinet-shelf-in-white/3283786?categoryId=22100
I did end up switching where in the cupboard they were
the issue was, and still is, many glasses. we may reduce the amount of glasses in the future but for now it seems much easier to get at everything without havign to balance as many things





For the dishes I got:
SALT™ 2-Tier Corner Shelf in Whitehttps://www.bedbathandbeyond.ca/store/product/salt-trade-2-tier-corner-shelf-in-white/1045809958?categoryId=22100
i hated having to pick up all the dishes to get at other dishes, i think i need a second one Also i ended up swapping which cabinet they were in so i could place dishes away when emptying the dishwasher without having to close the washer





we got 2 cabinet shelves at the local thrift store, t…

Temporary Color Care Ash Conditioning Toner by Blond Brilliance

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Temporary Color Care Ash Conditioning Toner by Blond Brilliance

https://www.sallybeauty.com/hair/hair-color/toner-and-developer/temporary-color-care-ash-conditioning-toner/SBS-550155.html?list=Home%7CBrands%7CBlond%20Brilliance#start=1

This was recommended in sally beauty supply.

Purchased for my purple / lavender hair to keep the color going between appointments.

As opposed to Overtone it does not seem as effective.


Beyond The Zone BTZ Last Call Hair Masque

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Beyond The Zone BTZ Last Call Hair Masque

https://www.sallybeauty.com/hair/hair-care/conditioner/deep-conditioner/last-call-hair-masque/SBS-140709.html

I went to Sally beauty to get something to help my hair, it's crunchy and fried (I bleach and color and abuse my hair).

I have been using it once a week and my hair is softer but not great, but an improvement for sure.