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Freight hoppers think you’re a slave.

I have been watching a lot of videos of trains on YouTube lately, rail fan videos. It’s good meditation for me, and anyway, I have lots of time. I have also watched videos about freight hoppers, hobos. I have seen … Continue reading

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Adventures of a Dysfunctional Person

I know I ain’t right, but whatever disorder I have is not in the DSM-5. Maybe someday they will categorize my particular set of symptoms. I’ve never done anything bad enough for them to put me in a cage, but … Continue reading

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I don’t want to be smart.

…not badly enough I guess. If I wanted to be smart, I guess I would do something about it, like pay attention and sharpen my mental skills with tough tasks all the time. But I would rather space out and … Continue reading

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New Career, Terminated Marriage

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “An Extreme Tale.” My marriage ended, and at the same time, my new career began. I drank daily, I drank hard. I studied daily, I studied hard. I socialized hard. I had to meet new people, … Continue reading

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The thoughts creep in.

Here are the top ten thoughts I should be ignoring: 1. I should drive faster because the guy behind me is in a hurry. 2. I will not be able to find a job. 3. People around me are too … Continue reading

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My Shapeless Schedule

I’m not saying I need more structure in my life. I’m saying that the lack of structure seems to be changing my life. I’m thinking about it too much, though, and: Who cares… I feel the pull of seemingly important … Continue reading

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An Acre with a Push Mower

The first job I ever had was mowing lawns. I haven’t mowed a lawn, however, in years and years. I have always lived in apartments, ever since I moved out of my parents’ house for good. Now, however, I live … Continue reading

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