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house in a box

okay so that fantasy lasted a few hours, but its over. 12 years ago when I had more stuff and i was looking into Class As would have been the time to go. but these days i have less stuff, and i don’t want to get rid of what i have left. Maybe if something […]

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woo woo

I’ve been driving my truck and myself into the ground trying to complete enough census hours to get a decent sized paycheck. After the 1st couple of checks, I realized that if I would have to make a point of keeping the size of the check in front of my mind’s eye like a carrot […]

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wherein i make fire

years back… can’t remember how long…i had my gas stove disconnected and i bought a counter top oven (think giant toaster oven) and a hotplate. I was done heating an entire metal box just to cook a small anything. i also didn’t like the idea of a continuously burning pilot light..not to mention i always […]

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at the end of my wrist

I was subbing at the middle school, and it was early in the day when an administrator went by and had me put away my iphone…which i did…no big deal..and i can see the goal is to lead by example..because 99% of the student devices are used for texting and accessing youtube videos.  In the […]

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what i should have known before i learned

So i woke up in at 4 am the other day  and started typing…i had this idea for another ‘book’ — i don’t know why i insist on putting book in quotes or calling them anything else.  But i’m a tech writer i LIKE writing instructions, and my brain thinks BOOKS should be something more […]

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honeydo

One of the things one does to make yourself feeling better, when one is utterly broke is round up all the things in your house that you have been meaning to send back and then actually sending them back. The Maxpedition pouch with the stitching coming undone, the case for the kindle that doesn’t fit, […]

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subprime – just in time for the holidays

I don’t even know what a SNELLED BAIT HOLDER is, but i just bought a pack of twelve of them. Goddamn bastards at Amazon who have been flogging their PRIME ACCOUNTS with the FREE SHIPPING for years now, yet now they have finally figured out that we are even stupider than they hoped. All items […]

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so this happened. . .

 The weather’s changing…i’m starting to nest again…this is how my stress manifests…i am vacillating between depressed, where i do nothing and stressed where i try to do everything. i was depressed the other day, so i watched nothing but extreme couponers which made me physically ill…who the fuck wants to own 1000 tubes of COLGATE […]

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BOBs your uncle

still here….keeping busy, money comes in and evaporates like spit on a griddle..meanwhile I am fussing around with cleaning house, rearranging things and taking inventory.  I don’t know if it is a panic attack disguised as something else…but i have been hanging around on those stockpile preparing for the end of the world forums…love the […]

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fluoride in the water

as you can imagine from my lack of….anything…i’m seriously depressed…. i am even depressed at the thought that i will be getting worse. Winter is coming, i will have to turn on the heat, i have no extra money to pay for it, nevermind what i already owe the gas and electric. I am stealing […]

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