Category Archives: Gate Guard

You

“Are we all equally sick? Is the difference only who lets the monster loose and who doesn’t?” – Police by Jo Nesbo I wonder. If I wasn’t me, would I like me? Why is it that as we grow older … Continue reading

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The Boss?

“People can change, but they cannot change their essential natures.” – Hurt Machine by Reed Farrel Coleman What to do. What to do. Ever had a boss you liked personally who had no business being a boss? Who had no … Continue reading

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Kitchen Logic

“His senses went numb at the mystery and immensity of time” – Police by Jo Nesbo Dad……….this morning mom said something about Kitchen Logic. What was she talking about? Well son…….have you heard of Black Holes in space? Dark matter? … Continue reading

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Boredom

“Sometimes life has a cruel sense of humor, giving you the thing you always wanted at the worst time possible” Saturday morning. Weekly phone conversation with my daughter. So things are really dull around here now that they’re not moving … Continue reading

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Troglodytes

There were drawbacks to knowing anyone to well, and yet there was no way to avoid this” – Point of No Return by John P. Marquand So my friend……………..looking back on your life, any regrets? Of course. Many. One……… that … Continue reading

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Laughter

“People without a sense of humor are the most dangerous folks in the world” – Etta by Gerald Kolpan I don’t know about “most dangerous”. And yet, maybe so. Certainly they are dangerous. For a variety of reasons. I think … Continue reading

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Too Long.

“I’m either going to jump out of my skin or vibrate to pieces” – Once was lost by Mathew Iden All of my working life I’ve been a dedicated, hardworking employee. Loyal to the company. Did more than was required. … Continue reading

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My name is Joe

“I was constantly chasing the tail of my own brain” – An Unquiet Mind by Kay Jamison Getting older and finding it harder and harder to remember little things. Like names. And in this business, it’s important to remember names. … Continue reading

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Human Kindness

“It is the history of our kindnesses that alone makes this world tolerable” – Robert Louis Stevenson  When I hear of, read about, or am privileged to witness acts of human kindness I am often moved to tears. Surely these … Continue reading

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Bad JuJu

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage” – Anais Nin I admit it. I’ve been in a funk lately. A real downer. It’s so hard to be upbeat when one is surrounded by people who just don’t care. … Continue reading

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