Excited again!

Yesterday morning was awful, after waking up to the election news. So I wrote a tearful post about not being able to get excited about a career opportunity.

After the day on campus, I take it back. I’m excited.

Oh, how I needed a damned “win” yesterday morning!

After a day full of eight (eight!) interviews, a tour of the campus, and a teaching demonstration, I left the university with a spring in my step. I don’t know if I’m going to be offered the job, and without specifics I can’t say whether or not I will accept it if I’m offered, but I can confidently say that I feel that I represented myself well.

Win or lose, I did a good job today. And that feels absolutely great.

I won’t know for quite awhile what the university’s final decision is, but at least I know that I can do this. This kind of opportunity isn’t beyond my reach. I’m a good candidate, and I very likely can have a future in this field.

It’s nice to feel that you’re on the right track, especially when so many other things are seemingly off.

More, later. Stay tuned.

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