Tag: smiling

How’s your resting face?

My brother sent me this video simply because he thought it was funny. I’m sharing it here because it relates so well with my smiling theme I’ve been blogging about lately. Maybe this is what I was dealing with when I lived in Florida? Read more →

And then, New York

With my Starbucks experience under my belt, I moved to New York to work at St. John’s University as the graphic designer for the athletics department. Of course I wasn’t called the graphic designer or paid like a graphic designer, that would cost too much money. My working title was Publications Coordinator but my official title was Assistant Athletics Communications… Read more →

Smile, part three

After a few months “off” and a load of retrospect I applied for a job at Starbucks. I was hired, on the spot, which I suppose isn’t that impressive when you consider there is no drug testing or high school diploma required to wear the green apron. Still, I was proud. I went to an all hands meeting for new… Read more →

Smile, part two

I started working road races for extra money. I wanted to buy a house and needed a down payment. All of the money I made had a predetermined life so I needed a gig for some extra cash. As long as I was willing to wake up at 3 a.m. and do random grunt work I could begin my down… Read more →

What’s in a smile

My first job was as a sports information intern at the University of Central Florida. I wanted to work in college athletics and I wanted to work with a women’s basketball team. After 17 interviews in two days at the annual sports information director’s conference (CoSIDA), I ended up at UCF for that perfect opportunity. I was told I was… Read more →