Working On the Spectrum (Part I)

I’ve had a long history of spotty employment. The longest I’ve ever worked at one place was at a Days Inn in Hattiesburg, MS, where I worked for almost two years. The only reason I left it was because I was accepted into the Ph.D. program in the humanities at UT-Dallas, and the only reason I was working there (or was living in Hattiesburg, MS in the first place) was because I was working on my Master’s in English at the University of Southern Mississippi. Actually, Days Inn is tied with the University of Northern Texas at Dallas, but we’ll get to that job in due time. I have typically worked a few…