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I’ve been unemployed for over two years. A company layoff sent me home and a month later I started receiving benefit checks. Begin rant: ‘Benefit’ is a bit of a misnomer. While there were two monthly checks deposited into my bank account, at only a quarter of my usual salary, it was far short of what I […]

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A necessary non-necessity

When I read a book, I’m transported to another era, another place, even another universe. Reading is my escape, a way for me to forget all the stress and demands of this life, and delve into a realm of fantasy. The draw back to this, is there are so many places I want to go, […]

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She’s all that…

For about ten years I trained in martial arts – a style of Taekwondo. I did it all. I learn the forms (katas), I trained in weapons and I sparred. I think the sparring, gearing up, and kicking the crap out of people was the most fun. Over the course of my training I rose […]

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Showing some more skin

I’m just gonna say it… I like leather. I like the softness of it, the smell of it, the way it moves, the way it forms to your body. Belts, purses, shoes, boots, gloves, coats, and if I thought I could get away with it… pants. None of this fake stuff. I want to wear […]

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Personal Jesus…

I have very eclectic tastes in music. On any given day you will find me listening to Enya or Twelve Girls Band, Eric Clapton and the Eagles, Lupe Fiasco or Eminem, Metallica and Ozzy, 3 Doors Down or Foo Fighters, Adele and Missy Higgins, Saving Abel and Drowning Pool. My musical predilections are like appreciation […]

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Breaking a sweat

… and I was doing so well. Back in the spring, I started working on me. Began eating better, started walking. Then after a couple of months, I ramped it up a bit and dusted off my old bike. I did okay. I could ride over 11 miles in an hour. I dropped close to […]

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