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I Fucking Hate Slackers

I was lucky growing up. My parents always worked extremely hard for what they had and raised my sister and I to understand that nothing comes easy. 410 more words

David Lipsky and Alexander Abrams--"The Packaging (and Re-packaging) of a Generation" (Harper's, July 1994)

SOUNDTRACK: PHOSPHORESCENT-Tiny Desk Concert #154 (September 1, 2011).

I know Phosphorescent from a Newport Folk Festival Concert a number of years ago.  I remember liking the show, although I feel a little disappointed by this Tiny Desk Concert.  902 more words

Essays

FIRST SNOW--PLOWED

FIRST SNOW–PLOWED

Flakes on the CCTV

Looked numerous to me…

Acquired two inches

That in pinches,

Does for good scenery!

Plows rumble outside, 49 more words

A Caswell Limerick Poem!

Intentional Community #5

A blog reader asked me to comment on the topic of Slackers in your intentional community.

You’re trying to engage your community with purpose and intent for accountability and growth, and you run into slackers. 834 more words

12 Men And Women Confess Their Biggest New Year's Resolution Failures

1. I LOST TWENTY POUNDS…AND THEN FOUND THEM AGAIN

“After having to squeeze myself into my pants using a crowbar, I decided last New Year’s that I needed to lose 20 pounds. 722 more words

Let Me Be Miserable And Let Your Friends Complain

Column By J1 Reporter Brianna Wessling

It’s a Wednesday morning.

The first half of the school week is over and I’m ready to power through until the end. 416 more words

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The '90s Soda that Nobody Cared About Until It Was Dead

In The Believer in February, 2014, Michael Schulman wrote about one of the most dramatic and memorable failures in American branding: Coca-Cola’s OK Soda. Marketed to Gen X’ers in 1994, the OK Soda brand died by 1995, though its artifacts live on in collector circles and advertising lore. 255 more words

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