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Leaving PF

posted at 11:09 am
on Mar. 1, 2000

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Hi there!

Just a quick update: I’m in Budapest, but not for much longer.  I just turned in my two-week notice and will be returning to Los Angeles shortly. (Details below)

From about March 17, I’ll be at
  101 North Grand Ave #16
  Pasadena, CA
  USA 91103

  +1 626 683 7562

  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

That’s right, I’m leaving Pressflex.  The position of vice president of client relations turned out to be a combination graphic designer and sales person, and I was blocked from doing feature design or anything technical, which I enjoy and am experienced at.

So after some serious thought, I saw that Pressflex and I weren’t working out, and I’ve decided to try my luck elsewhere.  Pressflex might go on to success and a big IPO, but it’s time for me to move on.

I’ve heard from a few companies in Los Angeles that would like to get to know me, but I haven’t settled on a job yet.

I’m reachable in my Budapest apartment at, from the US:
  011 36 1 337 4468

I’ve been horribly remiss in my journal writing, but that will change in the immediate future.  So immediate, in fact, that it starts tonight.  If you want me to send you the latest installment of Travis’ adventures in Pasadena, Calgary, Montana, Paris, Amsterdam, the Wiltern Theatre, Griffith Park, Torrance and Santa Paula, just reply to this e-mail and say “YES, I WANT TO RECIEVE YOUR JOURNAL AND I ALSO KNOW IT’S I BEFORE E _EXCEPT_ AFTER C!”

I hope to talk to y’all soon, perhaps with news about new employment.  Unless you don’t want to hear from me again, in which case reply and let me know that as well.



 
 

 

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