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So, I'm moving on (again). This time on my own. Leaving the Death Star (AT&T) for Terra Power to help them develop their technical writing and document their Traveling Wave Reactor (you can read about it on Wikipedia--interesting concept--which is the other reason I took the gig). 

Hopefully, the hours will be less crazy (I had daily project meetings start at 6:30 AM Seattle time), TOOO many meetings, plus no OT was allowed so when could you actually write?!

Purists could even comment that AT&T really wasn't a technical writing job:  You get assigned a project, you wait on Wireframes from the UX team, you try to find any existing content once you see them, or if it is used by (or comes from) another project; if it exists, you cross reference it to your wireframes and copy and paste the text into a content table, which then gets shipped off to the Dev team, which turned it into web pages.

One thing I know--should have taken a week off between gigs--been too much going on over the last two months (youngest stepdaughter had brain surgery to fix extra fluid on her brain, the youngest stepson is dealing with seizures out of the blue, lost my best friend to a bacterial infection she should have never gotten while undergoing cancer treatment).

Instead, I leave AT&T today and start Terra Power on Monday.

Yessh, I'm getting too old for this shit...
  • Listening to: Cubs
  • Reading: Latest Silver Ships
  • Watching: Legends of Tomorrow
  • Playing: Nope
  • Eating: Should be soon.
  • Drinking: Coffee
Good thing I have a render machine again. I need to start posting stuff as I am SICK AND TIRED of seeing 99% of the stuff posted being:

1. Star Trek
2. Star Wars
3. Game screenshots
4. Starship Troopers screengrabs are getting old as well.
5. ENOUGH already of the Mass Effect ship as well (I'm mentally blocking--first gen was cool; tweaks and yet more screengrabs of it--not some much anymore)

Coming off thte soapbox now...
  • Listening to: Cubs
  • Reading: Teh lost patrol
  • Watching: The Last Ship
  • Playing: Nope--updating the Matrox hardware
  • Eating: Should be soon.
  • Drinking: Coffee and Snapple
The "new" (accoring to the seller on eBay) motherboard I picked up late last year is not working--seller is refusing to take it back since it took me so long to install it--even though it sat in the box the whole time.

Should have installed it sooner (duh), but at the same time, fresh out of the box and not working?  Where's the love...
  • Listening to: Dogs snore currently
  • Reading: The Silver Ship
  • Watching: Catching up on Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow
  • Playing: Nope--pulling platters from dead HDDs...
  • Eating: Should be noshing-no breakfast today.
  • Drinking: Coffee
Looks like I am heading back to AT&T for the first time on 20 years (roughly).  AT&T Mobility, just over the hill from home. Much nicer than driving to Renton (~25 miles one way).

Passing on a gig at F5 Networks (had a first phone interview which went REALLY well), which was tough to do. Know people there and they all recommend it, but as the shayhurs-ism says:

"...A bird in the hand vs. a bird in the bush--wins..."

Gig should run through the end of the year.
  • Listening to: Dogs snore currently
  • Reading: The Silver Ship
  • Watching: Catching up on Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow
  • Playing: Nope--pulling platters from dead HDDs...
  • Eating: Should be noshing-no breakfast today.
  • Drinking: Coffee

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Technical Writer in the Seattle Washington area.
So, I'm moving on (again). This time on my own. Leaving the Death Star (AT&T) for Terra Power to help them develop their technical writing and document their Traveling Wave Reactor (you can read about it on Wikipedia--interesting concept--which is the other reason I took the gig). 

Hopefully, the hours will be less crazy (I had daily project meetings start at 6:30 AM Seattle time), TOOO many meetings, plus no OT was allowed so when could you actually write?!

Purists could even comment that AT&T really wasn't a technical writing job:  You get assigned a project, you wait on Wireframes from the UX team, you try to find any existing content once you see them, or if it is used by (or comes from) another project; if it exists, you cross reference it to your wireframes and copy and paste the text into a content table, which then gets shipped off to the Dev team, which turned it into web pages.

One thing I know--should have taken a week off between gigs--been too much going on over the last two months (youngest stepdaughter had brain surgery to fix extra fluid on her brain, the youngest stepson is dealing with seizures out of the blue, lost my best friend to a bacterial infection she should have never gotten while undergoing cancer treatment).

Instead, I leave AT&T today and start Terra Power on Monday.

Yessh, I'm getting too old for this shit...
  • Listening to: Cubs
  • Reading: Latest Silver Ships
  • Watching: Legends of Tomorrow
  • Playing: Nope
  • Eating: Should be soon.
  • Drinking: Coffee

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