Thinking Pink -- Pink Slip, That Is

When an ad writer found herself out of a job, she decided to make a joke -- and a Web site -- out of her predicament

When Carlotta Stankiewicz was laid off in November after nine years at an ad agency in Austin, Tex., it came as a shock. Her husband, Paul, encouraged her to freelance and just take it easy while she figured out what to do next. It wasn't until Paul, an artist, was laid off from his job at a video-game development company in March that Stankiewicz figured her next career move.

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