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Mental morphine

I’ve never been much of one for the personal side of blogging. As I’ve continued to develop a tiny profile, such as it is, as a writer, I’ve become more and more cagey about what I put on Twitter and elsewhere. 1,675 more words


Crashing down?

Yesterday was one of the best day’s I’ve had in a while.  Went to Gettysburg.  That place is something special to me… there is just something in the air. 164 more words


19. American Lazy Slackers ?

Bloggers that want to support the rising wealth of very rich people, love to find ways of distorting statistics to justify their goals.  Based on government surveys, one such writer states that 172 million persons in the United States are not working.   249 more words

Some Answers on the Jobs Market

One of the most troubling aspects of this generally troubling recovery is the atypically slow pace of employment growth. Until relatively recently, the economy was creating new jobs at a slower pace than even the so-called “jobless recovery” of earlier in this century. 1,142 more words

A sudden slip

A sudden slip
he’s sliding deep
in pink to sink
from payroll
to another role:

streets and benches
paper-bags and stench
refused, unused
defiled with lies. 38 more words


humbly unemployed.

It’s been four months since I quit my job. Being unemployed is an isolated existence. Many cannot comprehend what you’re feeling. The responsibility to find a job rests solely on you.   1,377 more words