In my mental calendar, there has been a date that was marked in big, pink highlighter marker. It was marked that way as a reminder to myself of a day when my personal world was shaken up to the core and I had to start anew. That day was Wednesday, May 15, 2002. That was the day that I was pulled away from my desk, led into an office, and was told by a Human Resources person that my faithful service was no longer desired by them.
Well, I now have to wash the highlight from that date on my mental calendar, for there is now a new, much more recent date that will need to be marked in that ugly, haunting shade of pink: Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Continue reading