Yes, I was one of the two final candidates. Yes, they did call for references for me. Yes, I was up against a long-term sub who they were familiar with.
Yes, I have a temporary job awaiting me--1926 miles away--for 6 weeks.
I am still totally sad that I didn't get the job. It is a really awesome district. I want to teach. I don't want to leave OR.
I am trying to avoid eating. I want to though. I really want to.