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Indeed

A couple years back, in the economic trench that began with the failure of Lehman Bros and faced with the need to get employed again, I took a series of classes, a job-search how-to; resumes, interviewing, the lot. For over … Continue reading

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Into the unknown

“Did you have any fun this week?” She looked back at me, pausing.  I’m never certain whether the momentary spaces in the course of these conversations are thoughtful and reflective, or if she just didn’t hear me.  Seated five feet … Continue reading

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The uncertainty

My statement from Social Security shows I have had taxable income in every year since 1966.  That first year was a modest beginning.  I earned $628 working after school in a very small, family-owned manufacturing company, about 20 blocks from … Continue reading

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The clearer path

I met with five of my former coworkers after work a few weeks ago, all refugees from the Fortune 500 where we worked together.  It’s now been more than two years since the sale of that company to the east … Continue reading

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The quality of something misplaced

I have nothing to complain of, really.  I have everything I value most.  I have Jeni in my life, the only person I ever met who I could not go on without.  Our first day together is still real, still … Continue reading

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With no clear vision

The view from this window exists on several planes, not unlike a diorama; multiple images, multiple focal points, possessing both depth and scale. It is a large window, reaching nearly to the ceiling of this ground level floor, wider than … Continue reading

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Over

And suddenly, it was over. Although not unexpectedly.  The end had been seen for a fair distance.  I, and others I suppose, had seen it coming for a while.  There were signs, some of little importance taken by themselves, but … Continue reading

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