Monthly Archives: February 2014

“FREE THROWS”

The building had an oddly appealing smell of stale sweat soaked maple.  It was the kind of smell that you get used to, the kind of smell that athletes can’t get enough of.  The old gym existed somewhere between comfortable and … Continue reading

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Ode to Firefighter Chris Nelson

The alarm goes off for the third time and you cringe.  Why the hell did you set your alarm ringtone to fire engine?  This is the perfect day to burn some vacation pay.  You slowly fall back asleep.  You are … Continue reading

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How Our Leaders Should Lead

In the 2007 movie 300, King Leonidas leads his troops into a suicide mission against King Xerxes’ Persian army.  Xerxes was thought to be a demigod and was known to experiment with black magic.  If that weren’t enough, Xerxes army … Continue reading

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California Water Crisis?!

 On January 17, California Governor Jerry Brown declared a water emergency.  Specifically he said.  “I’m declaring a drought emergency in the state of California because we’re facing perhaps the worst drought that California has ever seen since records began being … Continue reading

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