I also had lunch with a former coworker yesterday, as well as IM'ed with a few others (is it o.k. to use "IM" when it was really gtalk?). This gives me a sense of connectedness to people I recently left behind. It is kind of isolating to sit at home during the day without talking or IM'ing with others. I guess I'm not a good telecommuting candidate, at least not full time.
Today I've signed up for a couple of teleconference teaching sessions from the outplacement firm. I HAVE MEETINGS ON MY CALENDAR - another gratifying feeling. This search process really is a cycle of ups and downs.
Tomorrow I'm meeting former co-workers for our monthly breakfast. After that, I'll be at outplacement again for most of the day. Busy guy, it seems like.