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This is my diary about the Kos Katalogue.   Kos Katalogue is a compilation of small businesses owned and operted by Kossacks.

As many of you already know, I have three college degrees and can not find full time work.  I currently work as a substitute teacher for a little above minimum wage, one or two days a week.  I also adjunct occasionally - another situation which limits my ability to make enough money.  (When you work three hours a week lecturing on art history, it has a way of tying you down.  It makes it difficult to take another job, because you teach during business hours)

I believe I can not find work partially because of my age, and partially because of the fact that I was a stay at home mom for many years, and thus have no recent work experience.  When my youngest left for college, I tried to reenter the job market.  Unfortunately, it was 2007.  You know the rest.

I started an etsy shop "dish your walls" six months ago to try to supplement my income.  dish your walls provides art for the kitchen.  dish your walls offers boho chic digital prints of various food items.  There are also two more traditional images on offer.

dish your walls

I also joined the Kos Katalogue.  Today we are all writing diaries about our shops.  This is mine.

Originally posted to LivesInAShoe on Fri Nov 25, 2011 at 09:17 AM PST.

Also republished by DKOMA, Pink Clubhouse, and Kos Katalogue.

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