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Recyling – How did they get me to care?

Empty six pack in hand, but not for much longer, I am just about to drop it in the earth saving blue bin right outside my garage. I am far from an Al Gore inspired environmentalist and yet here I … Continue reading

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The most overrated trait in modern day America

Spontaneity. It has become the substitute for being short sighted and irresponsible. Let caution to the wind. Buy one more useless thing you don’t need to put yourself in long term financial straits. Or worse yet do something idiotic and … Continue reading

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A disturbing trip to the local library

I took my kids to the local public library today so they could get some books for an upcoming book report. Usually, I relax with a book and let them hunt down the books they are looking for while keeping … Continue reading

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Does faking it til you make it work?

The self improvement strategy of faking it til you make it is often preached as an effective way to improve. Faking it til you make it has been advocated as a way to improve health habits, financial discipline, career prospects, … Continue reading

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Living a life of adventure

I had a few friends over last night and we were reminiscing about adventures of the past. It’s funny how the stories we always retell are not the present day ones. After all we have high(er) status job now and … Continue reading

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Taking the bullet when it isn’t yours to take?

I understand it is healthy for a man to take a look in the mirror and see how he can improve for the future based on previous experience. But sometimes this goes to far into letting another responsible adult off … Continue reading

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Everyone has regrets

“I have only two regrets: I didn’t shoot Henry Clay and I didn’t hang John C. Calhoun.” Everyone has regrets. But not many are as bad ass as General Jackson’s are. By far my favorite president he was a warrior … Continue reading

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How do you find love if you are focused on protecting against divorce?

A new poster to one of my old divorce threads asked an interesting question “How does a man find love if you are focused on protecting against divorce?” My reflex reaction was that what followed was going to be a … Continue reading

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Is teacher quality soon to be history?

I was enjoying a laid back Sunday afternoon at an out of town sports bar watching the early football games on Sunday. Was enjoying some banter with a reasonably attractive recent graduate sitting next to me. She mentioned she was … Continue reading

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Ten types of Churches/Christians I don’t trust

I consider myself a currently lapsed Catholic that will return to the fold at some point in a traditional Church where the mass is still conducted in Latin. There is still truth out there but it is increasingly rare these … Continue reading

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