Monthly Archives: March 2014

Reading books vs. eBooks

About nine months ago I did something I never thought I’d do, and I mean never: I started reading eBooks. Since then I’ve read 22 novels and 98 short stories in eBook format…and 2 paper books. They have their advantages. … Continue reading

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I Can Afford a Vacation, But My Life Won’t Let Me!

Everyone I know and work with talks about and fantasizes about their ideal vacation. One wants to go on a $3,000, 2-week train ride across the American West. Other’s have more “conventional” ideas — theme parks, going to the beach, … Continue reading

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The Futility of Trying to Recapture Past Life Moments

Sometimes I think about parallel universes because I wonder what I’d be doing in them if I’d made different life choices. I grew up in the small town of Dallas, Georgia. I graduated from college in 2004, but before I … Continue reading

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“Sunlight…How Quaint.”

I got up today at 6pm like I usually do on Sundays so I can exercise, shower, eat and have the club open by 8pm. Well I was downright amazed when I looked outside, the world was filled with this … Continue reading

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How I Found Classical Music, Despite Growing Up in Redneckville

I wonder how a guy from the country like me came to be so interested in classical music (primarily 20th century modern classical). I never heard it growing up, ever. I knew no one who listened to it and I … Continue reading

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