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I’m Taking A Year Off To Read Books, Because I Can

For several months now I’ve taken a step back and tried to ask myself what matters most to me in my life. When I pare away everything that doesn’t matter, the answer is dangerously close to nothing at all. This … Continue reading

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Autumn Thoughts During an Autumn Graveyard Walk

There’s a really nice cemetery near where I live, but the main entrance is gained by a busy road without a sidewalk, so I’ve never explored it, despite living here for almost a decade. On the morning of Octobert 29th, … Continue reading

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Gettting Rid of Things, Minimizing and Downsizing My Life

Having too much stuff is overrated and feels like a burden to me at this point in my life. A good example of this is my three computers. At home I have two main desktops, but one of these is … 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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Taking a Shower…in a Bucket

I’ve mentioned before my ongoing adventures sleeping in the nightclub where I work Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, then I go home Sunday night. I sweat very little, and it’s not a very physical job, but the only thing I … Continue reading

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Respecting the “Intangibles” of Life

I’m probably what many people would call “frugal,” “thrifty” or just plain cheap.  I watch my money closely.  I rarely spend more than $20-30 a week at the grocery store, I drive a ’91 Honda Accord and just want to … Continue reading

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“It Don’t Get No Bettrn’ Nis!”

  I think I’ve mentioned in a previous entry about how I work at a nightclub, never get up before 6pm, have no social life, and often sleep at the club half of my week.  I could drive home, but … Continue reading

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