Monthly Archives: October 2010

On Running

Yesterday, I had a perfect run. A sunny, fall day with a nice breeze, a 3.5 mile course through a beautiful neighborhood encircling a lake, great tunes popping up on the iPod. Every so often, all these pieces fall into … Continue reading

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My Fantasy Cover Letter

Hi. Before I get into this, I’d like to share something that happened to me. A couple of weeks ago, I applied for a server position via Craigslist and was ignored. Last time I dined at the establishment in question, … Continue reading

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Why I Still Love Eddie

Music lovers of any generation can always tell you what hooked them. For my mom, it was John Lennon singing “Twist and Shout.” In high school, my best friend and I geeked out over something called The Shit Mix, which … Continue reading

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The Joys and Sorrows of Being Unemployed

For the past two weeks, getting a job has been my job. The pay is crap. I have one “professional” outfit and have been wearing it every day. Is there anything more demoralizing than job hunting? Especially when you have … Continue reading

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