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Working in a bakery

January 7, 2009 - 4:51pm -- mike204

A little over a year ago after working 23 years as a mechanic in a factory, I joined the ranks of the jobless

when the plant shut down. I realized fighting with machines was no longer for me. So after baking bread

at home for almost 20 years, the last 5 or 6 mainly sourdough, I applied at the only place in

town(southern Vermont USA) I wanted to work at, a small mostly bread (some pastries) bakery. While

losing my old job was stressfull to say the least. Turned out to be the best thing for me. I've learned alot

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