Confessions of a Laid-off Lawyer

Just Your Average Joe Blogging Away His Debt—In One Year or Less

Archive for May 2010

Island Life

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Total Black: $2,893.81
Total Red: $241,487.55

Today started around 3am with a drive to the Philadelphia airport for a 7:30am flight to San Juan, Puerto Rico.  Nearly eighteen hours later, I was in my new apartment on St. Croix.  What a day.  Keep reading . . .

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May 31, 2010 at 21:53

Leaving New York

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Total Black: $3,010.01
Total Red: $238,487.55

The day has arrived.  My last in New York.  And what a ride.  I arrived back at my mother’s house around 11pm. Keep reading . . .

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May 30, 2010 at 23:47

Last Night in New York

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Total Black: $3,287.11
Total Red: $241,487.55

What a night.  New York certainly made sure I paid my final dues before cutting out.  Keep reading . . .

Curtain Down

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Total Black: $109.51
Total Red: $238,469.56

Today was my last day as an usher at New World Stages.  Curtain down on my ushering career.  It was sad night.  In many ways actually, a few more that I expected.  Keep reading . . .

Stressful But Smooth

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Total Black: $420.01
Total Red: $239,764.94

I had to get in to the contract attorney position for 8am tonight because they temporary attorney staffing agency is moving me to a new space.  Back in Calgon Take Me Away I noted how they had moved me twice within the same week.  Today’s move makes this move number six since I started in January.  Keep reading . . .

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May 27, 2010 at 23:58

One Last Loose End

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Total Black: $2,027.70
Total Red: $239,707.84

“All my bags are packed, I’m ready to go.” 

Well . . . not quite.  But pretty much things are coming to a close.  My New York chapter is closing.  The only last remaining task is the pro bono client.  Keep reading . . .

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May 26, 2010 at 23:23

Everything Converging

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Total Black: $3.53
Total Red: $237,154.80

Total black is back down in the bargain basement.  Sort of like my meal purchases over the past day or two.  And but for the kindness of strangers over the past few days, like Office Manager for example, I probably wouldn’t have eaten.  The bulk of my income has all been allocated toward costs associated with the relocation for the clerkship. Keep reading . . .

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May 25, 2010 at 23:21