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  • scrottie, you are one of the most savvy, self-aware individuals I've ever encountered. Don't let the bastards get you down.

    Idea: You might enjoy staring your own business and being your own boss. People say self-employment is risky and uncertain, but then again, so is employment (as in your recent ordeal).

    Is there some challenging Perl itch you'd enjoy scratching, which would turn into self-employment? A Perl app you could build that you would then make a living from in the form of paid on-site calls to c

    • Hi Dave,

      Thanks for your comments, and your words of encouragement. You're right, of course. I can and often imagine "there", but the route from here to there is unclear, especially with other human obligations. And yes, there are several little businesses ideas I want to take a stab at, and a few I have already stabbed at. I can see the appeal of something like Y Combinator. My monthly week long hotel stays in LA gave me the isolation I needed to crank out code. Full time employement paid adequately well that I could hire a graphic designer (which my target audiance would insist upon -- the kids these days aren't buying into the HTML 2.0 looking sites any more). There are a lot of dots I need to connect...