Not completely unexpected, but a shocker in how abrupt and unannounced it arrived, I was laid off yesterday afternoon.
Working for a non-profit, making an open source library automation tool, I vaguely thought that I was insulated from the tech slowdown, economic downturn. However, I was not.
Certainly, I can continue to work on it, assuming I can continue to eat. It’s a good project in several senses of the term, and there’s definitely some big people interested in it. However, that interest isn’t going to help until January at the earliest.
I can survive a couple months. Good thing we opted out of the Christmas list thing this year. That was a little prescient.
Current Mood: disappointed