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Friday, August 09, 2013

Well! Remember the other day when I was all discouraged and ready to go out into the garden and eat worms?
I have exciting news-- I was offered a GREAT job in Sequim, WA. I haven't taken it yet, but I think I'm going to. It seems perfect-- the only thing is that I will be across the country from my family, and I will be sad to leave my church and my friends here in Minneapolis. But: with over FOUR weeks of PTO in the first year...I think I'll be actually able to make it home MORE than I have been able to lately. It pays incredibly well for a new grad, has decent benefits, and sounds like it will be a good environment for me-- challenging enough that I won't get bored right away, but with enough support from the management and the rest of the team that I should be able to be successful. Wow. I said "God is good" the other day, and it wasn't any less true then--- but yeah, God is good. A real answer to prayer.
PLUS-- and this is almost more exciting than the good pay, etc-- Sequim is literally right next to Olympic National Park, which has fantastic hiking (and no Grizzly Bears), and right on the ocean. Lots of opportunities to live an active outdoor lifestyle and lose some weight!
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    Thanks everyone! I am pretty excited emoticon
    1716 days ago
  • AMY4593
    1735 days ago
    Congratulations on the new job.
    1736 days ago
    I know quite a few people out that way! GO GO GO!
    1736 days ago
    Wow. Congratulations! I hope it works out perfectly :)
    1736 days ago
    Cool! Thanks for the info-- hope your house search goes well :)
    1736 days ago
  • FITBY53
    Lots of farm land! Organic farms like Nash''s so lots of local produce. Yes, lots of opportunity in health care jobs in Sequim! Olympic Medical Center out of nearby Port Angeles to the west, has lots of facilities throughout the area. I recently heard that they will be expanding more of their services in the future to Sequim. I currently do medical coding and will be able to work remotely so I can take my job with me where ever I go. Sequim is my desired destination. Crab fest coming up in Port Angeles this October and Sequim is celebrating its centennial this year...always something going on~
    1740 days ago
  • FITBY53
    Good luck to you! I am in the process of purchasing a home in Sequim! Love it there! Elk, Lavender Capital of North America, New Dungeness Lighthouse, not far from the Beautiful San Juan Islands, Victoria BC, the Ocean and Olympic National Park, just to name a few of the great features of the area! What kind of work do you do? :^)
    1741 days ago
  • TINAB481
    emoticon , God will richly bless you as you trust in Him! Great news!!
    1748 days ago
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