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Why Retail Employees Hate You

When I work in a customer service capacity, like I do at the retail job I do a few days a week, I like to play a game I made up called “Take the Assholes’ Money.” Whenever a customer comes … Continue reading

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Goodbye, You

I was driving through a neighborhood¬†where I had never been before, exploring. It was mere minutes from a bustling suburb but it was all horse stables and acreage and ancient farm houses. It had a more organic feel than the … Continue reading

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Colors

I’m starting to believe that there are no psychiatric medications that can make me feel like myself again. Sure, they open neural pathways¬†and manipulate chemicals allowing for significantly improved brain function. And I’m not complaining at all about that. In … Continue reading

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Inappropriate Reactions

Everyone has a secret talent, and I am no exception. My secret talent is reacting to any given situation in the most inappropriate way imaginable. Attending a funeral? At some point I will find something hysterically funny and make a … Continue reading

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I Risked My Job for This?

This afternoon I went to the psychiatrist that I potentially risked my job to go to. I didn’t tell my boss about the appointment until an hour before I left. I tried to tell her via text, but she hadn’t … Continue reading

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I Wasn’t Supposed to Be Back in This Tunnel

About a week ago I got a clear message from higher ups at my job. Without going into too much detail, it boiled down to them looking for ways to cut overall costs. I have had several weeks where I … Continue reading

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It Was Not Fake, Though

At my job, I have the cool responsibility of booking local bands and musicians to play on the weekends. We have a lot of different and talented musicians play, from solo guitarists who play the local bar circuits, to a … Continue reading

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To Lose Is To Win; To Win Is To Lose; Do-Bee-Do-Bee-Doo

Oh. Depression, hi. You must have missed me to go to all that effort to sneak in and rearrange everything I’ve been working so hard to put in place. I think you flat out hid my motivation because it was … Continue reading

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A Conversation With a Member of the Public

For the last 10 years of my professional life, human interaction was mostly confined to emotional pet owners, and there is never a dull moment with emotional pet owners. Now at my new job, I work with the public. Human … Continue reading

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Aspartame Causes Selective Hearing

The hardest bad habit I ever kicked was my 6 Diet Cokes a day one. This was about 4 years ago, and it took about 3 months. I learned what aspartame does to my body and I didn’t want any … Continue reading

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