Category Archives: Life

Getting What’s Coming

It wasn’t easy for me to get through high school, in fact easy is one of the last adjectives I’d use. I was out of place. A kid from the west side of town, I didn’t fit in with the rest of the richer and far more socially normal students. Being at that high school (a

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Closure

When you leave loose threads of fabric around you’re bound to run into problems. I was reminded of this during a recent work trip when I noticed a long green thread dangling from the end of the front of my shirt. Seeking to present the most professional appearance possible I tugged on the thread. This

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Making It Stick

Plaster is a sticky substance. I found this out years ago when I worked as a security installer. It was the first time I’d ever been a field technician and had to repair walls. I started in the residential side of the business, making sure homes were protected against break ins and giving the elderly

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Jealousy

I think the first time felt the true pang of jealousy was in high school. I’ve no doubt I’d felt it before, but the burn of real jealousy takes a desire so powerful that it overwhelms the senses. To be clear this isn’t envy, which is far different when you examine what they both are.

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