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My Inheritance Lost

My Inheritance Lost

I have seen the film The Family Stone a number of times despite it really being a mediocre, at best, film.  First of all, it was one of those films wherein the trailer essentially lied about its plot.  To watch it, you would think it was a slapstick comedy of hijinks and tomfoolery surrounding a … Continue reading

My Father, Myself

My Father, Myself

Since most of you reading me at present are also my friends on Facebook or, you know, my actual family, then you’re already aware that I celebrated a birthday on Tuesday.  Of course, by “celebrated”, I mean I sat in my living room for many hours preparing for an over-the-phone job interview that lasted about … Continue reading

I Am Cousin Dale!

I Am Cousin Dale!

There are those few moments in life that we are designed to remember forever.  These are the sort of moments that are often recreated by Hollywood films, accompanied by soaring music, slow dissolves, and artful, sometimes suggestive composition. Think things like your wedding, the birth of your first child, or losing your virginity (hopefully not … Continue reading

Takin’ A Ride On The Chicken Bus

Takin’ A Ride On The Chicken Bus

I’ve been perusing the job listings and found one recently that looked very interesting.  It is at an institution with which I am familiar and in a professional area where I think I could do well.  But of everything about the job description there was one requirement that really stood out to me: “the ability … Continue reading