The Worst Job I’ve ever Had

With Labor Day in the US coming up soon, our amazing writing instructor, Carolyn Wedin, encouraged us to write about the worst job we've ever had. Does this topic bring up any stories for your worst job? Post it in the comments below!

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A Year in the Library

There was a contest in my village to live in the library for a year - an entire year!  Since I’m a book worm with no family around, this sounds like the perfect way for me to spend a year! Surprisingly, I was the only person who submitted for the contest so I won! I had a few months notice so I let my landlord know I’d be moving out and put my few belongings into storage.

Jim’s Garden – a fictional story

Jim was working in his garden on this hot summer morning in the upper Midwest, taking care of his vegetables and proud of his hard work. He enjoys seeing the fruits of his labor produce big tomatoes and peppers that he'll use to make salsa, heirloom squash he can enjoy all winter, zucchini he'll get his fill of and share with his neighbors...

Bachelor’s Jam or Rumtopf or Knock Me on my Ass

In 2016 I took a class on how to ferment foods. It was super interesting. I love experimenting and since I have a huge garden, fermenting is perfect. One of the things we learned was how to make Bachelor's Jam, or Rumtopf in German. Super easy! ...

Girlfriend Getaway to LA

In late November my friend Corrine and I went on a quick girlfriend getaway to LA. Neither of us had been before and I had a companion ticket I needed to use up so this was a great time to go...