I was working my ass off as usual and so I didn't have time to go watch the (U.S.) President's State of the Union address. I figure that I am helping to keep his country going so I get a bye on that. Maybe I will go back and watch it later. I hear, however, that jobs were a big topic in it. No shit, Sherlock. It's tighter than a frog's ass out there, although it's gotten a little better depending on where you live. People have been out of work for 12, 18, 24 months. I can't even fathom that, really. FOCUS: Are you currently or recently unemployed? How is that going for you? What job market are you exploring? How impossible is it to find a job out there in your world? ALT FOCUS: Stories about the hunt for jobbie jobs. Did you ever happen into the career of a lifetime accidentally? Did you ever make an unintended career switch because of some guy you met at a party? Do tell.