She grimaced, fighting with the infernal contraption with no shortage of frustration. It was a big, bulky thing, made of ten thousand interlocking gears, pistons, locks and bolts. 702 more words
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Except for trades involving big name players where you pretty much know what you are getting like a David Price or Cole Hamels, every general manager’s dream is to catch the proverbial lightning in a bottle with that one player who’s flying under the radar and becomes the last ingredient needed to complete your recipe for a championship season. 604 more words
After eventually acquiring a tent from Target, we left San Francisco and headed to the festival. We managed to catch a lift with someone we met on Craigslist who was also going to the festival, so we didn’t have to worry about finding our way there (if we did, we would have struggled a lot – hiring a car was going to cost almost $1000, and public transport for a journey that long is practically non-existent). 1,160 more words
There’s a huge storm system moving through my town and I’m working form my home office this morning with the blinds open. I witnessed the wind pick up and throw my patio furniture around, the trees were almost bent in half, and the rain has been pouring down for about an hour now. 174 more words
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“Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it.