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Last day at Borders...

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Tomorrow is my last day working for Borders....

I never thought when I started with Borders in 1998 that it would ever change my life. I remember being real excited to be working at the headquarters. It just seemed real cool and it was for most of the 13 years. I got to meet actors and authors, and singers.....and Richard Simmons. That was a little creepy, but still fun!!! emoticon

My college degree was in English and I loved reading books. I loved how a book could open a world of possibilites and adventure, and growth. My whole life I've wanted to be a part of something bigger than myself and I was blessed to be a part of history!!!

I have made some amazing friends who have become family to me. I can't imagine going through this without their love and support. We've shared laughter, tears, life changes, hopes and dreams through the years. We'll also share our futures together, I am sure of this!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

I honestly don't know what the future holds for me, but I do know Who holds my future....Jer 29:11.

I've cried many tears since the news came out that Borders was going to close. It's an emotional time for many of us. Knowing that it will soon only be a memory makes my heart sad. As with life....all things come to an end. I'll move on. I won't dwell too long in the past. I know letting go will be hard, but I'm taking with me more than just job experience. I've grown as a person and I have a life long family that I cherish. We'll support and encourage eachother, remember great times and it will all be ok!!

Out of these ashes we will rise!!!

He who is in me
is greater than I will ever be
and I will rise!!! emoticon

Me and Jamie Lee Curtis....2006/7 ???

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    Yolanda, My thoughts and prayers are with you and all the families of the Border employees. Keep in touch and good luck!
    1917 days ago
    Best of Luck in your new venture!
    1918 days ago
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