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UB Recap Chapters 108 to 112 by usedbooks
UB Recap Chapters 108 to 112
Between chapters recap of the current story arc of Used Books: The background is a picture of the lake from my aunt's porch. Partial inspiration for the current setting.

We're heading into the climax of this arc. Around 30 pages remain. Going to a twice-a-week update schedule. 


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Stuff to know about me:

~I am a single and in my early 30s.
~I am a seasonal park guide/interpreter, in search of full-time employment.
~My hobbies are writing and photography. I also raise rats and love genetics.
~I love comedies, adventure movies, and whodunnits.
~I like to play RPG and adventure games as a group activity. :)

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plymayer Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014
Okay!  How was the move?  Which critters did the move with you?  How are things at the park?  Are you at the light house or a different location?   
usedbooks Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Things are doing fine.

My RV had three things broken when I set up, a pipe, the toilet, and the LP regulator. It cost nearly $600 and several days of discomfort, phone calls, etc. to fix. I pretty much have no money until I get a paycheck.

I brought my two youngest male rats, Tulio and Miguel, with me. My parents plan to bring my cat Lily to me in a week or so. (She would have hated all the repair guys in and out.)

Right now, I'm working on a few sign/interpretive exhibit projects. I will be stationed at the new visitor center in Beaufort once it opens at the end of April. It's on the busiest street in a fairly bustling tourist town 30 minutes drive away. So, it will be a much different kind of job. -- Usually given to a higher grade employee. I'm still paid the GS 04 wage, but I look forward to having more duties and responsibilities. Plus, it will be a 40 hour work week with some Sunday pay, so I'm happy for that.
plymayer Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014
Must feel a bit like an adventure.

Sounds like they are evaluating you for more.
slowdog294 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Professional General Artist
Meet the Superintendent of
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Ranger Dale A. Ditmanson
usedbooks Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Very insightful! Thanks for sharing.
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