Tag Archives: Work

Where’s that damned remote?

So right about now you’re asking yourself: “Where’s that damned remote?” There’s little satisfaction in my life; I rarely if ever get what I want. But when I complete a simple task – solve a problem, satisfaction is there; sparse … Continue reading

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America’s Love Affair with the Automobile

An automobile is a big chunk of the False Freedom we all enjoy. Far too many people are caught up in a feed-back loop of buying a car to get to work in order to pay for the car to … Continue reading

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We are a Nation of Immigrants

We are also a nation of suicides – do the math.

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The Accountant

This pertains to the husband of The Hobbyist. Presumably, an accountant is relatively smart. Also presumably, an accountant is formally educated if not to say college degreed and licensed for his profession. Presumably, an accountant can count past ten without … Continue reading

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The Family Business

A long time ago, when I still had hope of establishing a career or to at least get a job, I attended what might best be described as a community business exposition. I don’t recall exactly how it was billed … Continue reading

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What Ever Happened to Old Tom?

Once upon a time I worked at the Milwaukee County Zoo. The zoo had a children’s section and petting zoo that was set up as a farm. One morning before the 9:00 AM opening I was working at the farm. … Continue reading

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Things Remembered: The Edmund Fitzgerald

Despite the sinking of The Edmund Fitzgerald and the haunting melody about it and also despite a four-year waiting list I was so desperate for work at one point I even applied for a Merchant Marine Seaman’s Card, Viz.:

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