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Random Thoughts From A Server

This post is the first in what might be a series.  Occasionally, I have random thoughts that do not merit their own post, but I wish I had a way to share.  This document sits on my computer as a place that I can jot them down.  When it gets long enough to post, I […]

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The Christmas Arms Race

(Note: This was written in the days leading up until Christmas) It all started out innocently enough.  Over the summer several of my friends and co-workers started coupling up.  Between May and July we all found ourselves in relationships.  Then came the couples dates.  They were a fun alternative to hitting the bars after work.  […]

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You Can Get Anything You Want At Alice’s Restaurant (Including Trophies)

Happy Thanksgiving.  Long time readers might recall me mentioning long ago a particular affection for Woody Guthrie.  What you don’t know, unless you have known me for twenty years, is that it began with his son Arlo.  Today, I wanted to tell you the story.  Then I want to follow up the story with the […]

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David Goes To Dentist

Earlier this week I mentioned a toothache that was sending me to the Dentist.  What I failed to mention is that I would rather work doubles the next five days waiting on nothing but small children than go to the Dentist.  So as I sit here in front of my computer trying to produce some […]

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Serving Sober

I am back from vacation and sitting down at my desk again.  It feels nice to get back into my writing routine.  It was an incredible trip.  I was able to hang out with some great old friends, see an incredible show, and revisit my roots.  I was also able to share a celebration of […]

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