The View From Your Recession

A reader writes:

Just lost my job as a proofreader at a graphic arts studio after almost 5 years. I should be feeling bad, but I am not. While I lost a few hundred dollars a week in the process, the ability to see my friends and family kind of negates working in a negative environment. Unemployment benefits have given myself the time to look for a more self satisfying occupation, along with being a human again. I complained so much while working there, but I don't have that feeling anymore. The past is the past and I am ready to move forward. Life's just too short.