You’re fired.

by Ninja on August 21, 2011 · 32 comments

So I’m assuming the majority of PDITF readers operate their lives around some type of budget. Maybe you are a budget nazi like this…. or perhaps you prefer the more casual/relaxed budgeting plan like myself… It doesn’t really matter HOW you track your money, but simply that you ARE tracking your money. How you budget […]

I’m a reject

by Ninja on July 13, 2011 · 43 comments

So I casually mentioned a few weeks back that I had a phone interview with a small Seattle based company… Microsoft. Have you heard of them? Well, I just heard back from HR and am proud to announce…. I GOT REJECTED!!!!! Booya! Here was the email I got from the super nice recruiter lady… So, […]

Paying to Work

by Girl Ninja on July 11, 2011 · 23 comments

I love what I do – but it is kind of a love-hate relationship with teaching.  I just finished my first year as a contracted teacher and it was a rollercoaster.  There are some things about my work that some people just don’t understand…Ninja especially. My job costs money.  Like really, lots of it.  The […]

Get back to work lazy!

by Ninja on May 20, 2011 · 34 comments

If you are reading this, I’m 95% confident you are probably at work. Do you know what that means? It means you aren’t actually “working”, unless of course your boss pays you to read my blog, which would mean you have to the coolest job in the world… right? I’ve been talking with a bunch […]

Tick tock, goes the clock. Last month I gave myself one year to try and find a job I would love even more than my current position. Today, I’ll hopefully be one step closer to achieving that goal. I have a friend in San Diego who works for a company you all know very well […]

While Spring time for me and you might mean putting away the winter clothes, getting out the tennis rackets, and going on some Easter egg hunts, it means something completely different for Girl Ninja. Spring means hunting season… job hunting season that is. As you all know we decided to move to Seattle. I’ve already […]

I’m nearing the end of my third week here in Germany so I thought I’d share with you today some of my experiences. Hopefully you find this somewhat entertaining. What I do with my time: I think the single biggest revelation I’ve had since leaving the states is this: I am lame. When I’m not […]