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How to Do Impossible Things

49 hours and 17 minutes ago, 13 of my peers and I were beginning a challenge that was physically and mentally impossible. Broken into teams of 2, 7 on each team, we were to follow orders and perform various dreadful movements at the command of Navy Seal Special Ops Veterans. We had all trained hard for […]

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What to Expect When You're Expecting (A New Employee)

Babies are tiny, cute little miracles. They are innocent and adorable. But they’re not very smart. They have no experience; they haven’t learned yet. They are truly entry-level humans. They are fresh and new and need nurturing to develop. It is the responsibility of the parents, teachers, and community to teach. From ABCs to SATs, […]

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Tones: Do You Hear Them or Fear Them?

It could have been the worst day. My day started out normal. Dogs out. Coffee. Start the Sunday cleaning. Kids up. Off to the gym. Same old, same old. A text comes in. I don’t see it. I’m living life. I’ve got not a care in the world unless it pertains to not falling on […]

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The Dog Days of Service

Let me start by making it clear that I AM NOT a Yelp-er. I do not write bad reviews about a slow server, a rude cashier, or even when I find out the hard way my salad was spiked with avocado. Unless it is a life threatening or devastating experience, I do not let one […]

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Forrest Gump Was Right

You bought a new pair of pants. It’s that special day and whoops! You gained five pounds- and they don’t fit anymore. You bought a new fridge and by golly, it’s a ½ inch too big. You bought a transmission – and the install didn’t go as planned. Forrest Gump said it best: “S%!t happens.” […]

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