Show your Face

I love this picture of Duke… I needed an excuse to post it in my blog :).  On to business… We are talking about interviews.

If you have an interview, do your absolute best to be there in person!  I feel very strongly about this.  Many people get hired through phone interviews, but there is something about human connection that gives the in-person interview an advantage. One of the most important things is that you could be equally qualified with someone else but if it is between you and the other person who does a phone interview, you will most likely get the offer. Especially if you smile a lot!  It also shows that the interview is important to you.  Continue reading


Red Snapper Look-a-Like

On a recent fishing trip, we were going through our Red Snapper catch and noticed one was slightly darker than the rest.  When we looked closely, we found the fish had a few distinguishing marks. I was told it was a Blackfin Snapper, in the same genus as the Red Snapper.  Even more exciting, it has a higher catch limit and no season!  I found a really good article on these fish so I won’t rewrite what someone else has written well, so check it out at

As you can see, the Blackfin Snapper is definitely a different color, but when by itself it is easy to assume it’s a Red Snapper at a glance. Continue reading