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Fine Margins
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Fine Margins

If they were to find joy, it would come from the margins. From the jump, the wide areas were clearly there for the home team with promotion aspirations and, just before the halftime whistle, the back of the net was finally rippled. Hernandez had found himself in acres of Yorkshire […]

Nowhere To Run
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Nowhere To Run

I woke from a dream, startled and out of breath. Beads of sweat were pasted to my forehead. I couldn’t see a damn thing. The room was black and statuesque. Not even the neighboring cicadas were whimpering into the void. Only the patter of stray raindrops broke the silence. Reaching […]

The Crest of a Christmas Gift Wave
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The Crest of a Christmas Gift Wave

This story is sponsored by Crest In years past I’ve given him NFL football player’s jerseys. Well, jersey t-shirts because I’m not made of solid gold, ya know? There were also Star Wars and Lord of the Rings LEGO sets and Xbox One shoot ‘em up games (that I remain […]

A Long Weekend in a 2019 Chevy Silverado With Christmas Trees and Heated Blankets
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A Long Weekend in a 2019 Chevy Silverado With Christmas Trees and Heated Blankets

Big thanks to Chevy for the 2019 Silverado loaner and for arranging a lovely late fall morning at our local tree farm. We were able to get a big ol’ Christmas tree, cut it down ourselves, and safely get her home in the Silverado’s truck bed. I liked the power, […]

The Jazz Player’s Drum Beat
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The Jazz Player’s Drum Beat

I feel shitty about it still. It was the opening night in New Orleans and for weeks there was giddy talk of a return to Preservation Hall. Me and the fellas. It was going to be epic. Only, by 8:30pm, as the party wound down, I had already retreated to […]

The Original Rad Dad In Amazon Appstore’s Rad Parents Club
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The Original Rad Dad In Amazon Appstore’s Rad Parents Club

*This post is sponsored by Amazon and their new Amazon Appstore Rad Parents Club You love your Amazon Fire device, I know you do, and I can’t blame you one bit. They are so slim, so sleek, so simple to use, and it is soooo easy to access the Amazon […]

The Week I Made $522 As A Lyft Driver
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The Week I Made $522 As A Lyft Driver

This started because I needed a Lyft. I needed to get from the train station to home. 2 miles, not a grand distance. I’d have walked but I had luggage and anyway, there’s a sidewalk for only about half of the trek. I didn’t think there would be any Lyft […]

Learning How to Use Credit Cards and A Good Credit Score to Your Advantage
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Learning How to Use Credit Cards and A Good Credit Score to Your Advantage

This post is sponsored by Lexington Law It took over a half decade to fully escape the whole financial mess I made for myself as a young man. Many overtime hours were clocked by my fiancé and I both and many sacrifices were made in an effort to completely pay […]

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