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  • Fear Is The Mind Killer

    Fear Is The Mind Killer

    If nothing else, Hunter S. Thompson would feel right at home on Election Day 2020 – because there’s plenty of fear and loathing being peddled out in the world. Personally, fear drives me inward – like I’m huddling against the cold. All of my thoughts turn back towards me and I tend to live inside…

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  • Monday Fear & Loathing

    Monday Fear & Loathing

    I’ve been re-reading The Great Shark Hunt – a collection of Hunter S. Thompson’s writing that covers the 50’s to late 70’s over the weekend and it’s amazing how much of this could’ve been written today. Change out the names, tidy up a few of the references that no longer fit, and you’ve got it…

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  • Addled Thoughts 19 Years Later

    Addled Thoughts 19 Years Later

    This story doesn’t have a moral. Nineteen years ago today, I was working at a travel club in Portsmouth, NH and thinking that life wasn’t all that bad. After a series of manual labor-ish jobs through high school and college, I finally had a “grown-up” job where I (kind of) dressed up each day and…

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  • Responsibility


    “If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month.” – Theodore Roosevelt Maybe that’s why I prefer a standing desk… On my whirlwind weekend trip, I had the chance to visit Teddy’s birthplace in NYC and it’s gotten me thinking about the man…

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