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Good Radio People

I awakened quite early in the wee hours of the morning and couldn’t fall back to sleep so I got out of bed and started writing this post. The mind was active recalling the minutia of a typical shift at … Continue reading

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A Major Life Event

Earlier this month, a personal relationship issue was finally resolved. There had been a few major compatibility issues with my long term significant other. After several months of consideration, we amicably decided to part ways. This was a milestone for … Continue reading

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Knowing People

We meet and become acquainted with people. They make us laugh and cry. Some mesh with us on our level while others pretend to try. Some say “hello” some say “goodbye”. People appear and disappear before they die. Two or … Continue reading

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Distant Friends

The last paragraph of an email from John in San Jose expressed gratitude for our friendship. It caught me pleasantly off-guard. The words came completely out of the blue. They weren’t in honor of a holiday or a birthday. They … Continue reading

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Hanging Out

I finally learned to accept introversion as one of my personality traits a couple of years after taking a part-time job in Norfolk, Nebraska. I had not yet moved from Wayne, where I was last employed. Also, I was in-between … Continue reading

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Jorge

Jorge watched me get ready to prepare coffee in the French press. As I added dark roast beans to the electric grinder, my friend asked me to add a few more because he craved extra caffeine. I also ran the … Continue reading

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Feeling Ambivalent

A large, grey-brown spider distracted me from reading yesterday afternoon after her downward movement appeared in my peripheral vision. I immediately wondered why a basement spider was building a web in the living room. In all the years spent in … Continue reading

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