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Kimberly Barnes
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  • Rogers, AR
  • United States
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Will Xanterra Hire Relatives?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by ken horner Mar 29, 2009.

Kayak Lake Yellowstone
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Drew Mar 15, 2009.

How much junk to pack?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jessica Mar 20, 2009.

 

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aggie71 left a comment for Kimberly Barnes
"Hey Kimberly ... just wondered if you had started your summer job. I have a feeling you will not see this note 'cause it looks like your last posts were in March (probably don't have a laptop?). But if you see this note let me know how…"
Apr 29, 2009
Keith Larson commented on Kimberly Barnes's blog post Only Three More Days at the Marriott
"Cool, you got a dinner and luggage! When I left all I got is a night at a local Irish Pub...then i bought as many rounds as anyone else did. Enjoy your trip!"
Mar 29, 2009
ken horner replied to Kimberly Barnes's discussion Will Xanterra Hire Relatives?
"yea, they will. there's a lot of family members that work there."
Mar 29, 2009
reggiecohen replied to Kimberly Barnes's discussion Will Xanterra Hire Relatives?
"yeah they will"
Mar 29, 2009
Kimberly Barnes replied to Kristi's discussion Altitude Sickness
"I got altitude sickness a few years ago when I visited the tetons. I was told then to drink lots of water. I hope that doesn't happen to me again I had about as much energy as a snail for several days. I need to start walking and getting in…"
Mar 29, 2009
Kimberly Barnes commented on Kate's blog post On the real benefits of a seasonal job, Part II
"I love this post! I am so with you Kate! I just had a yard sale last week and sold all my furniture. I'm leaving Rogers Arkansas with only what will fit into my car! If it doesn't fit it doesn't go..it is so liberating to get rid of…"
Mar 29, 2009
Kimberly Barnes posted a discussion

Will Xanterra Hire Relatives?

My son is interested in tagging along to yellowstone with me? Does any one know if Xanterra will hire relatives? I work at the Springhill Suites now and they will not hire spouses or other relatives. He needs to get out of Arkansas and see that there is a whole world out there.
Mar 29, 2009
Kimberly Barnes posted a blog post

Only Three More Days at the Marriott

Only three more days to work at the Marriott!! I'm ready to move on but will miss the people here. I was given a very nice going away dinner last Thursday night. All of my employees here pitched in and bought me a new set of luggage as a parting gift. I was very surprised and happy. I have my apartment until Friday but can't wait to go home for three weeks. I won't have any internet the three weeks that I'm home so I will be out of touch with all of my new coolworks friends. But soon it will be…See More
Mar 29, 2009

Profile Information

Hometown:
Highland, Arkansas
About Me:
I am a 40 year old woman. Mother of two grown boys 19 and 20. Widowed a little over a year ago. I am seeking to travel, meet new people and live a little!!
Last Seasonal Job:
none
Favorite Seasonal Job:
none
Where have you lived and worked?
Lived in Highland Arkansas for the past 12 years but moved on after the big tornado last Febuary. Currently living in Bentonville Arkansas and working front desk at the Marriott.
Dream Job:
some place remote

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Only Three More Days at the Marriott

Posted on March 29, 2009 at 1:04pm 1 Comment

Only three more days to work at the Marriott!! I'm ready to move on but will miss the people here. I was given a very nice going away dinner last Thursday night. All of my employees here pitched in and bought me a new set of luggage as a parting gift. I was very surprised and happy. I have my apartment until Friday but can't wait to go home for three weeks. I won't have any internet the three weeks that I'm home so I will be out of touch with all of my new coolworks friends. But soon it will be… Continue

I Fried my Uniform in the Hotel Dryer! LOL

Posted on March 15, 2009 at 7:29am 0 Comments

I got called in last night at one am. The new night auditor called me crying that the computers had crashed and technical support wasn't answering. I knew I was scheduled to work at 6 am so I grabbed my uniform which was in the washer. Threw it into a Wal-Mart bag ..thinking if I'm running late I'll just dry it at work. Well I knew the commericial dryers get really hot but I didn't realize HOW HOT. I put my polyester black pants and my uniform vest into the dryer for FIVE minutes and fried them… Continue

BAD Friday the 13th READY TO LEAVE HERE

Posted on March 13, 2009 at 6:51pm 2 Comments

I am so ready to leave my job and this god forsaken apartment. I have precious little in the world and I guess it's just as well since it all seems so temporary right now. I got a bunch of stuff stolen from my apartment and I am feeling a little violated right now. Worst is I know it was a friend of my nephews but can't really prove it. It has only shored up my idea of getting rid of all my world belongings and hitting the road. Worst part is that my feelings are hurt and I guess that probably… Continue

Only Three Weeks Until Lift Off

Posted on March 10, 2009 at 2:05pm 1 Comment

Over the last few weeks my emotions have ranged from overwhelming excitement to gut wrenching anxiety. Right now all I can think is thank God I only have three weeks left to live in this soulless place! I have been here 8 months and in that time the water department project across the street has become more and more invasive. The huff and blow of the construction equipment has become unbearable. The endless hammering and grinding of the construction crew from dawn until dusk grates on my last… Continue

Cold Feet

Posted on February 28, 2009 at 12:59pm 10 Comments

It's snowing in Arkansas this morning but the snow isn't causing my cold feet. I've got a serious case of the nervous jitters. I've given notice here at the Marriott and will soon be training a new assistant manager. I've given my landlady notice that I will be moving out of my apartment April 1st. I've made arrangements for my two dogs to have good and loving homes with my grown children. I've warned all of my family that I'm leaving including my father who I expected to hit the roof! He… Continue

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At 8:48am on April 29, 2009, aggie71 said…
Hey Kimberly ... just wondered if you had started your summer job. I have a feeling you will not see this note 'cause it looks like your last posts were in March (probably don't have a laptop?). But if you see this note let me know how things are going. Let's get together sometime and have that time over money talk, ok?
At 8:51am on March 25, 2009, ken horner said…
yep, gotta leave the park for white water type of boating. the lake area is pretty neat, but flat water.
At 7:49am on March 25, 2009, Josh said…
hey...im from little rock and ill be at old faithful this summer. im a white water kayaker and im bringing my boat with me. I was told the lake is the only place in the park that you can paddle.
At 8:10am on March 15, 2009, Carol said…
Its really weird seeing your replacement isn't it? Where will you be working in Yellowstone...I forgot, or don't know if I read it anywhere. I'll be at the lake...hope you will be too.
At 1:56pm on February 28, 2009, Gary said…
No, I don't have cold feet. I am counting the days (54). Only thing that turned out bad was I have to be there 2 days before my Granddaughter's 3rd birthday. So I see that you are going to take the bus how long will it take you?
At 2:54pm on February 16, 2009, Joshmax said…
FYI i found a flight out of Little Rock may 8 for 240 bucks total
At 2:49pm on February 16, 2009, Joshmax said…
that's very cool. Yeah I hope to see you there. Memphis is become a real drag the past few years so yeah I am in the same situation here.
Can't wait to leave this town and hopefully find a future on the west coast. thanks for saying hi and I hope we get to meet up
At 1:57pm on February 16, 2009, Shelby said…
Will start out in the kitchin dont know where I will wind up at thow sorru it so long in getting back to ya...TTUL or see out there
At 1:26pm on February 14, 2009, jeff said…
San Angelo, Texas
At 10:54am on February 3, 2009, Shelby said…
I will be up there in the kitchin crew and will be there the 2 of April...I cant wate eather all the new fun and things I am sure I will find to do...hope to see you out there and drop me a line any time oh and welcome to the site.
 
 
 

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