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The Third Option

November 23rd, 2009 · No Comments · Stories

George was a simple man, which is not to say that he was an unintelligent one. On the contrary, he knew quite well that he was overqualified for the job he had served for ten short years. His IQ was much higher than the average blue collar schmuck, but he enjoyed the freedom of a […]

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Part IV: Employment

May 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Potpourri

When I first started really using the MacBook, I wanted everything to be just like my desktop PC, which is currently a 24-inch iMac. I’d only been using the iMac a few weeks, but I had gone crazy installing apps and trying to make it feel like home. So I put the iMac in target […]

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Thanks for not breaking me in half…

May 7th, 2009 · No Comments · Potpourri

Monday was a good day. Exciting, scary, fun, fulfilling, a tease. One of the biggest internal challenges I’m overcoming is realizing that I don’t necessarily have to justify something I said before this minute, day, month, etc. I was/am dumb, and therefore said/say dumb shit. No need to find a reason for it or defend […]

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If I jumped every time a light came on around here I’d end up talking to myself

April 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Potpourri

I’ve refrained from writing much lately. I’m not even going to pretend I know exactly why. Laziness, fear, depression, ennui. Whatever. I’ve pussed out, and it doesn’t matter why. This thing is supposed to be a way to update people I don’t see as often as I’d like on how my life is going. And […]

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A little complete emasculation never hurt nobody…

February 20th, 2009 · No Comments · Potpourri

I’ve been in a pretty bad place lately. Duh. Don’t really see the light at the end of the tunnel yet. But I’m buried in unrelenting 8-to-5-plus and it’s helping. At the very least it’s keeping me from having too much time to overthink things and get brought down by self-pity. Because I really am […]

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