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Old 03-10-2013, 10:01 AM   #931
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I want to apologize for my absence of late. Fret not...Nothing is wrong here at Casa de Hoot. Just the opposite. After I lost my job of 25 years due to the paper mill closing, I decided my best option was to return to school. This semester (my last) has been particularly busy. The plan is to graduate in May with an associate degree in Computer Information Technology. I have also earned certificates in networking, multimedia, security, and thanks to a new program for the long term unemployed, I have achieved Adobe certification in Photoshop, and am currently pursuing Microsoft Specialist certifications in Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook, as well as another Adobe certification in Dreamweaver. There is a progam I plan to take which, if successfully completed, will result in certification as a broadband technician.
I am also the recipient of this years Academic Excellence award from the NC Community College System and have been invited to join Phi Theta Kappa.
Not bad for an old coot looking at 60 years old next year. I just wish I had this same enthusiasm for school way back yonder in 1974. I reckon you can teach an old dog new tricks.
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Old 03-10-2013, 10:20 AM   #932
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I want to apologize for my absence of late. Fret not...Nothing is wrong here at Casa de Hoot. Just the opposite. After I lost my job of 25 years due to the paper mill closing, I decided my best option was to return to school. This semester (my last) has been particularly busy. The plan is to graduate in May with an associate degree in Computer Information Technology. I have also earned certificates in networking, multimedia, security, and thanks to a new program for the long term unemployed, I have achieved Adobe certification in Photoshop, and am currently pursuing Microsoft Specialist certifications in Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook, as well as another Adobe certification in Dreamweaver. There is a progam I plan to take which, if successfully completed, will result in certification as a broadband technician.
I am also the recipient of this years Academic Excellence award from the NC Community College System and have been invited to join Phi Theta Kappa.
Not bad for an old coot looking at 60 years old next year. I just wish I had this same enthusiasm for school way back yonder in 1974. I reckon you can teach an old dog new tricks.
That's great, Hoot! Congratulations!
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Old 03-10-2013, 10:25 AM   #933
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That's wonderful, Hoot! Congrats!
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Old 03-10-2013, 10:57 AM   #934
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Well done Hoot.
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Old 03-10-2013, 11:06 AM   #935
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I'm proud of you Hoot! That is quite an accomplishment.
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Old 03-10-2013, 11:29 AM   #936
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HOOT! That's an outstanding accomplishment. You should be proud.
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Old 03-10-2013, 11:37 AM   #937
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That's terrific, Hoot! Congrats! Good to see you again.
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Old 03-10-2013, 11:54 AM   #938
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Thanks, y'all.
I appreciate that. Ain't often I get to brag on myself, but I am proud of ever'thing I have accomplished so far. Got to get all the way to the end of it though. Then comes the tricky part. Findin' gainful employment once again.
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Old 03-10-2013, 11:55 AM   #939
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Woohoo Hoot! Who gives a hoot? We do!!! I'm very impressed Hoot. Congratulations!!!!
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Old 03-10-2013, 12:42 PM   #940
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That's terrific Hoot !
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