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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-21-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 64
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Posted By goofiefoot
I got my full-time offer this week! I've...

I got my full-time offer this week!

I've been loving the contract job, and it looks like they've like what they've seen on my end. We shored up salary and bonus talks this week, and I should be...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-14-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
I wanted to update, now that this thread is just...

I wanted to update, now that this thread is just over a year old.

I am finishing my 3rd week as an account manager at the Charles Schwab Creative Center. I absolutely LOVE this place! The people...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-09-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 625
Posted By goofiefoot
I won't put final numbers, but they're charging...

I won't put final numbers, but they're charging pretty much a set price by the opening, regardless of size. Of course, there's oversized and specialty considerations as well. What saved us the most...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-09-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 625
Posted By goofiefoot
Window World

After reading through several "window replacement" posts here, I saw enough positive reviews on Window World to call them out for a quote.

Our house was built in 1974, and still has the original...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-06-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
I put in my two weeks on Friday! Feels good to...

I put in my two weeks on Friday! Feels good to be moving toward a great opportunity!

After 18 years in one building, I'll admit it's going to feel a little strange trying something new. I've...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-02-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 14,637
Posted By goofiefoot
Just catching up. This is an awesome setup!

Just catching up. This is an awesome setup!
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
Well, folks, it looks like my search is ending! ...

Well, folks, it looks like my search is ending! I'm doing background checks, paperwork, and pee tests this week, so that I can put in my notice early next week.

The gig is an account manager...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-24-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
The interview went well! I met with some great...

The interview went well! I met with some great folks, and the hiring manager told me she wants to make her decision quickly. I'm hopeful to hear positive news soon.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-23-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
Well, I have a "final" interview set for tomorrow...

Well, I have a "final" interview set for tomorrow morning with the hiring manager, with two other managing directors, for the contract role. I'm feeling positive about the discussion, and hope the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-18-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By goofiefoot
Not that I noticed, but we were focused in on the...

Not that I noticed, but we were focused in on the fishing.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-18-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By goofiefoot
Rockport/Port A Fishing Success!

My dad is starting his new job later this month after 6 months of being laid off, so he wanted to get a fishing trip going before getting bogged down with work. So, he, his best friend and I all...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-19-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
Yessir. I've not been happy at my job for a...

Yessir. I've not been happy at my job for a while now, and it's affecting everything in my life. Not enough to make me outright quit, but believe me, some days I've considered it. With several...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-19-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
I'm in a holding pattern on the contract position...

I'm in a holding pattern on the contract position until mid-August, but if it's offered, I believe I'll take it. My buddy who works at this company gave me some insight into the team dynamic, and it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
I wish you all the best in your search! Where in...

I wish you all the best in your search! Where in Wimberley to you hunt? We're off Cottonwood and Fisher Store Rd.

I've seen friends in your shoes, and the pressure the situation puts on your...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-13-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
Well, I didn't get the position I interviewed...

Well, I didn't get the position I interviewed for, but they did say they would consider me for a 12-month contract for basically the same role.

I'm waiting to hear all the details, but I do know...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 07-01-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,244
Posted By goofiefoot
I'd be curious to see what you find out. We've...

I'd be curious to see what you find out. We've been considering buying/building in Rockport, and this would be an interesting option if it was possible.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
I just had a 6-person interview at this same...

I just had a 6-person interview at this same company for a role I fit perfectly into. They are looking to make a decision next week, so I am hopeful for another great opportunity. Keep the prayers...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,608
Posted By goofiefoot
Another vote for Trifexis. We had a severe...

Another vote for Trifexis.

We had a severe infestation a few years ago, and I tried everything non-Toxic (our daughter was just crawling, so I didn't want poison everywhere), and nothing made a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,473
Posted By goofiefoot
Our 2007 F150 has about 140k miles on it. I...

Our 2007 F150 has about 140k miles on it. I replaced the plugs myself at 100k, buying the $70 extractor tool, and 3 were broken. I never thought a spark plug change could be a 5-hour event. Other...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-16-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 808
Posted By goofiefoot
Yikes! We had temps in the low 80s in town, and...

Yikes! We had temps in the low 80s in town, and I thought that was extreme. It did get down into the high 50s at night, which was perfect for a little campfire time.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-16-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 808
Posted By goofiefoot
We had a great time. Incredible scenery, nice...

We had a great time. Incredible scenery, nice weather (hotter than I was expecting), and good times with the family.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-16-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
Well, I didn't get the job. They went with an...

Well, I didn't get the job. They went with an internal candidate, which they never mentioned as a possibility. If I knew they were considering a coworker, I would have tempered my expectations, but...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-04-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 808
Posted By goofiefoot
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160604/51152c88b...

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160604/51152c88b4fbdd52c3f6171b7850cb06.jpg

On the road, heading to Lake Summer for the night, then on to Ouray.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-03-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 808
Posted By goofiefoot
We're loading up to pull our pop-up camper to...

We're loading up to pull our pop-up camper to Ouray. We'll get there on Sunday and stay at the campsite until next Saturday. We're really looking forward to getting back up in the mountains, and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-03-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
The interview went really well. I'm hoping to...

The interview went really well. I'm hoping to hear something by early next week, and i really hope it's good news.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-27-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
Good advice. I'll try to remember that. ;)

Good advice. I'll try to remember that. ;)
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-27-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
My face-to-face interview is set for June 1 with...

My face-to-face interview is set for June 1 with the hiring manager, along with a couple of local managers the role interacts with. I'm excited to be this far in the process, and looking forward to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-26-2016, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By goofiefoot
My mother-in-law has water in her house, and send...

My mother-in-law has water in her house, and send a video of her street looking like a raging river. Crazy times.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-15-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
Keith, the phone interview went very well. The...

Keith, the phone interview went very well. The job sounds fantastic, and my buddy that works there has put in a good recommendation for me.

The hiring manager works in San Francisco, so the next...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
I have a phone interview with a hiring manager...

I have a phone interview with a hiring manager this Thursday for a great job close to the house. Prayers up!
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-06-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,696
Posted By goofiefoot
Awesome. Y'all have fun!

Awesome. Y'all have fun!
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-05-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
Bill, I tried to send you a PM, but your inbox...

Bill, I tried to send you a PM, but your inbox was full. If you can shoot me your email, and I'll send it over.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-04-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 16,547
Posted By goofiefoot
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v417/jasongoode/...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v417/jasongoode/2009%20Jeep%20Wrangler%20Rubicon/2016-03-26%2016.40.27.jpg

2009 JKUR
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-04-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By goofiefoot
We'll be up that way the same week. We're...

We'll be up that way the same week. We're pulling our pop-up camper with our Jeep to Ouray and staying at the Ouray KOA. They have cabins there, too, and the scenery is incredible. It's one of the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-04-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
I'm intrigued, and will definitely check it out. ...

I'm intrigued, and will definitely check it out. I'm curious how he suggests getting to the hiring manager for companies in which I have no connection, but would like to work (especially if they're...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-03-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
Thanks, Bill. I'll grab a copy of the book. I'm...

Thanks, Bill. I'll grab a copy of the book. I'm curious about the method, especially since it was originally published in 1997. I've got to assume he's updated it along the way to keep up with...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-03-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
Last month, I passed the 6-month mark of actively...

Last month, I passed the 6-month mark of actively searching for a new job. I've sent out more applications, and have had a few more screening calls (some actually in Texas this time!), but nothing...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-25-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
I'm certainly looking for job opportunities in...

I'm certainly looking for job opportunities in that area, but if we decided to live on the coast, we would want to actually be close to the water. My wife grew up waterfront in Port Lavaca, and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-24-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
No huge updates. I haven't heard much from the...

No huge updates. I haven't heard much from the Seattle opportunity, but last I spoke with the recruiter, I was still in the running. I've had an interesting interview with a popular hunting product...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
Thanks! Yep, I've been looking in the Corpus...

Thanks!

Yep, I've been looking in the Corpus area. Nothing so far.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
A few updates: I did not get my dream job in...

A few updates:

I did not get my dream job in Wisconsin. Apparently, I was in the running from the beginning, but I'm guessing they ended up filling the position internally.

I interviewed...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-01-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
Got a rejection email today. Not terribly...

Got a rejection email today. Not terribly surprised by this one, as I felt I was probably over-qualified, but it would have been a cool gig. Still no word from the dream job, but it's only been a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-26-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
I received an email a couple of weeks ago from...

I received an email a couple of weeks ago from the dream job, letting me know I was still in the running, but that they were just getting back to recruiting for it. Yesterday, I sent a follow-up to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-23-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
I had a great phone interview a few weeks ago for...

I had a great phone interview a few weeks ago for a dream job that would take me out of state. I hadn't considered looking outside Texas, but if this comes through, I'd be thrilled. It's still a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,841
Posted By goofiefoot
Hey, he's over in my neighborhood. I haven't...

Hey, he's over in my neighborhood. I haven't seen him myself, but a coworker/neighbor got some great photos of him last year. He's still looking good.

I swear our neighborhood is built on a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By goofiefoot
Pre-Thanksgiving Update I had a couple of...

Pre-Thanksgiving Update

I had a couple of phone interviews that went well, but I got my first "we're considering other candidates" answer this week. It's disappointing, but I know that's part of...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-23-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,014
Posted By goofiefoot
I moved it around, and that worked the best for...

I moved it around, and that worked the best for my shooting style. I was thinking it looked a bit far back, and it does make cycling the charging handle a bit of a challenge.

I'll see how it...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-23-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,014
Posted By goofiefoot
My Strike Eagle showed up last night (a day...

My Strike Eagle showed up last night (a day earlier than the tracking suggested)! I ordered through Arrowsmith, and the transaction was seamless. I had inquired with him about the scope a while...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-19-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By goofiefoot
Thanks, TBH!

This is my 1000th post, and I wanted to thank all my fellow bowhunters for all the years of advice, storytelling, adventures, and camaraderie. I'm not the most active member here, and I still...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-19-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,014
Posted By goofiefoot
Well, my patience/indecision paid off. I have a...

Well, my patience/indecision paid off. I have a Strike Eagle with Vortex mount on the way! Thanks for the thoughts and humor. I'll post back with a review!
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