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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey The Goblin King Battle by Lego

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey The Goblin King Battle by Lego
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Rescue the Dwarves from the cave of The Goblin King with this Lego set. The goblins have captured the heroic ...

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Laketown Chase LEGO Set

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Laketown Chase LEGO Set
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Hide Bilbo and Thorin in the barrel while they sail through Laketown. Rummage through the armory for defense against the ...

Wizard Of Oz Scarecrow Doll By Madame Alexander from Warner Bros.

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Laketown Chase LEGO Set

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Laketown Chase LEGO Set
$54.95
Hide Bilbo and Thorin in the barrel while they sail through Laketown. Rummage through the armory for defense against the ...

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey The Goblin King Battle by Lego

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey The Goblin King Battle by Lego
$99.95
Rescue the Dwarves from the cave of The Goblin King with this Lego set. The goblins have captured the heroic ...

Wizard Of Oz Scarecrow Doll By Madame Alexander from Warner Bros.

Wizard Of Oz Scarecrow Doll By Madame Alexander from Warner Bros.
$62.97
This charming Scarecrow doll is a part of the Wizard of Oz collection presented by Madame Alexander and features authentic ...

Posts Tagged ‘Unemployment Chronicles’

Minimum Wage and the Limonette Mystique

Minimum Wage and the Limonette Mystique

Previously ……… The starting point: The Unemployment Chronicles, Vol. 1 —  Vol. 6  — How would you make a lemon drop if you weren't using fresh juice? I started bartending part-time and I'm using Absolut Citron, the only lemon vodka we have. Plus triple sec and sour mix. I haven't made one professionally, came close [...]

We are the chosen ones

We are the chosen ones

Previously ......... The starting point: The Unemployment Chronicles, Vol. 1 ---  Vol. 5  --- A week later ... I had a dream where I stumbled upon these really cool rocking chairs at a Costco in Pakistan, brought them over mountains with the aid of a 900-pound mule and a old Sherpa who helped transport us all into [...]

Back on the Chain Gang

Back on the Chain Gang

Previously ......... The starting point: The Unemployment Chronicles, Vol. 1 ---  Vol. 4  --- Later that week ... Third restaurant I've been to where I ask if they're hiring and the manager says, "we're always looking for experienced waitstaff." The exact wording every time, all three places. You'd swear it's straight [...]

You’ve the right to remain silent

You’ve the right to remain silent

Previously ......... The starting point: The Unemployment Chronicles, Vol. 1 ---  Vol. 3  --- Two days later ... Got all dolled up. Went to the interview. Nicole, a 20-something entered the 5' x 5' room. No pictures, tan walls -- an interrogation room you'd see on a cop [...]

Humbling makes time for tequila

Humbling makes time for tequila

Previously ......... The starting point: The Unemployment Chronicles, Vol. 1 ---  Vol. 2  --- A few days later ... I went to a staffing agency, mainly to find out where it was, stake it out. I'm already expecting to learn that every restaurant I have my eye on isn't even considering hiring. I picked some of the best ones -- if [...]

The Unemployment Chronicles, Vol. 1

The Unemployment Chronicles, Vol. 1

It's 2011. Two men in their 40's seek to re-enter the workforce after years as househusbands, only to discover a lifetime has passed since their last employment and the pursuit is more difficult than originally imagined. Each chained to a wealth of debt and armed with a surprisingly narrow skill set, the lack of spark in the economy [...]