Monthly Archives: July 2012

I want a Merkava tank.

I want a Merkava tank. Specifically, a Merkava IV. I know next to nothing about tanks, but I know it’s a good one. I want to get three buddies to complete the crew complement, and we’ll drive it around wherever … Continue reading

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Ten Things I Learned at the ComedySportz World Championship

1. Great talents can come up short. 2. Brilliant performances can come from completely unexpected people. 3. Little touches of hospitality will not be forgotten. 4. The more honest you are in about your emotions in your performance, the most … Continue reading

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Finding (or Making) My Place

The past two years have been full of revelations and surprises for me. I had my position eliminated at work nearly two years ago, and I’ve been stuck in a job I hate ever since; I’ve had my church service … Continue reading

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Okay. I said I was going to be honest in this blog. I also said I was going to do my best to be diplomatic, because sometimes people that I would write about might be reading this, or people who … Continue reading

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So many places, so little time (and money).

So far this year, I’ve been to Syracuse and Buffalo, New York; Ashland, Wisconsin; and Cleveland, Ohio (but not really for a visit); and Chicago, Illinois. Later this year, I’m going to Los Angeles, California. In late January, I’m going … Continue reading

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And here we go again.

There’s going to be another reorganization, or realignment, or re-something at work. This has happened with startling regularity since I signed on with the company almost eight years ago. The last major one cost me my manager’s job. The one … Continue reading

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Sage: Seven Months

I had some weird issues with the site last night, and I was unable to post this. I’m not going to bother changing the word “today” to “yesterday” or anything like that. Just know that this one was meant for … Continue reading

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