Thursday, March 31, 2011

Not about sewing

Geez, I am such a bad blogger..but my sewing mojo, along with any energy has disappeared. Hopefully it will return soon.. I did something VERY un-Karen-like yesterday. I handed in my resignation with no new job to go to. I'm an accountant, I like things orderly and don't normally take risks..but I am now. Alot of it has to do with my health, my current job is stressing me out beyond belief. I like the work, but the office politics, turf wars and bureaucracy were making me nuts.. My last day is May 5th (I want to finish a big project I'm working on) and then I plan to take the rest of May off! I want to sew, knit, embroider, organize my condo (esp my sewing area), anything but accounting.. I also think I may take the plunge and go out on my own. My passion is working with small non-profits, doing the accounting and other financial consulting... I turn 50 in a couple of months and figure if I don't take the chance now with my own business, I'll never do it.. There seems to be alot of this going around the sewing blog-land, although, unlike the others, mine is not sewing related but will feed my soul and hopefully may the mortgage at the same time.... Wish me luck!!!

6 comments:

Erika said...

congrats Karen!

[patty the snug bug] said...

Congratulations! My hubby is an accountant (private corporate acctng) and turning 40 this year. He's unhappy at his job - office politics and the slogging away every day and not feeling fulfilled. I'm encouraging him to do something different too! Yay!

[patty the snug bug] said...

Oh! And you would rock that Vogue knit dress - totally comfy and stylish - what a great pattern!

Psycho Sue- Sew Misunderstood said...

YOU GO GIRL! ( i hate offices too)

Kimberly said...

Good luck!

Karen in VA said...

Thanks for all your encouraging words!!! Kinda funny that I live in DC and can't stand politics!!