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goobster  ·  272 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: September 19, 2018

I got the job.

No, not that one, this one. The one that I already had.

The executive leadership team heard I was looking elsewhere and actively interviewing, and stepped up their schedule to give me my long-overdue review. And my new manager stepped up and worked with me to create a new role, with a broader scope, management responsibilities, staff for me in next year's budget, and a career path.

And a $15k/year raise, with another increase scheduled next year.

Work is pretty dang good.

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I think I have finally - after going through 6 motorcycles in 5 years - figured out what type of riding I do nowadays, and the type of motorcycle that fits me.

This is my sport-touring bike (1991 Honda ST1100) I am getting ready to sell:

And these are the two bikes I am currently looking at:

Yamaha Royal Star Tour Deluxe -

Indian Scout 60 -

Gotta take em for rides, find the right one for sale, etc. But these seem to fit the type of rider I am nowadays. It's been 40+ years of riding, and I've pretty much had every other type of bike out there! So maybe it's time for me to have a grandad bike.




_refugee_  ·  269 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Get the Indian!!! (Sorry. Been reading John Irving for months. If you would like to play John Irving novel bingo, motorcycles and specifically Indians are definitely worth a square.)

goobster  ·  267 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Yeah... man, that is a whole lotta pretty right there, ain't it? :-)

steve  ·  271 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    figured out what type of riding I do nowadays, and the type of motorcycle that fits me.

I'/m thrilled for you man! That's fantastic.

    my new manager stepped up

about time... and now that you've got management responsibilities, you get to do the same for your top performers!

    Work is pretty dang good.

Super happy for you goobster. we spend enough time in these job things... we might as well try to eek out some enjoyment.

darlinareyousleepy  ·  272 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Nice