writing

the incident- the day of

August 31, 2012

I took a lot of time deciding how I should write this post, and I deliberated about if I really even wanted to.  Both Dan and I have told the story a number of times, and although I know each time the complete story rings true, it still concerns me that the full issue is [...]


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the incident

August 23, 2012

When your boss comes to you and tells you he really likes how you write, you smile, chuckle, and say thank you (especially when writing is not necessarily a main part of your job.) But, when he insists that you really have a special ability to tell someone to “Fuck Off”, and that you may [...]


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do it right or don’t do it at all; or why i’m not rushing to visit a certain winery

May 24, 2010

In what could be construed as a loosely connected follow up to last week’s post “what’s next?“, I’d like to talk about why I’m not going to post bad writing, stupid ideas, or just plain shit.  (And I’d like to suggest you not read on if you haven’t an ounce of a clue about wine [...]


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it’s not a book, but it’s a start

April 16, 2010

On January 30th, 2009 I was laid off.  Consequently, I began collecting unemployment for the second time in less than 2 years. I quickly realized the only way I could avoid situations like that again was to NOT go into another job where my success was directly tied to the purchasing power of individuals and/or [...]


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finally.

April 2, 2010

This is not working.  I’d had great plans of pounding out an awesome post about my trip to Chicago last week, flush with photographs I’d taken (before my camera battery died), giving you all chuckles while eagerly awaiting the details on the future of my writing career. Then I was going to go for my [...]


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someone can’t keep their mouth shut

April 1, 2010

Many of you that read this blog know me in real life. Many of you also know last Friday I got a bug up my ass and seemingly out of the blue decided to take a long weekend in Chicago. I had a great time visiting with my friends Andrea and Anthony.  But… it’s time [...]


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