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Robin Ferrier works in the Office of Communications at the NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. She is also the Vice Chair of the Gaithersburg Book Festival and a published fiction author. Prior to working at NIH, she spent 6 years working for Johns Hopkins University. She also worked... Read more

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Back to Work

My good-bye post as the Furloughed Fed. Today, I went back to work. After being gone — and not even checking emails — for 16 days, it felt like my first day on a new job. Where to start? What to do? But I’d say my first day back was productive.

My Desk, 8:15 a.m.

My Desk, 4:45 p.m.

Yup, things are getting back to normal.

So welcome back to all of my fellow feds. Happy working!

P.S. — I’d like to continue blogging for MCM. My thought is to further pursue an idea I proposed in an earlier Furloughed Fed post: having you all help me rediscover my passion. So it’s not too late for you to help me get started.

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Robin Ferrier

About Robin Ferrier

Robin Ferrier is the Vice Chair of the Gaithersburg Book Festival. She has had three short stories published in anthologies and literary journals and had a play performed in Source theater's 10 Minute Play Competition. She has an M.A. in Writing from Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. from the University of Virginia.


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