arguing-the-inarguable

Arguing the inarguable

Step away from the crazy. People. First let’s pretend to agree on this: Never has there been a perfect candidate for president, and never will there ever be. And secondly, let’s pretend to agree on this: There are lots of things we dislike in both 2016 presidential candidates. But the fact is one of them…

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I finally got out and about yesterday and arrived at my morning office (Starbucks) at about 11 o’clock. I was bummed when there wasn’t a place for me at my usual spot. I love sitting at the counter by the window, in the corner, close to the outlet. My requirements are few, but very succinct. An outlet tops the list for me with an old laptop surviving on waning battery life. •

My corner is a weird little spot where a wall juts out just far enough to make it a cove for one, at the far end of the bar. I love how I can have the best of both worlds. I can feel solitary and invisible, yet be able to look up at any moment to a steady stream of strangers walking by on the sidewalk beyond. •

It’s my urban river. •

When I walked into the famous house of brew that morning, and found my place in the short line, I was relieved to survey the room and find it pretty empty. My spot was clear. •

But by the time I was handed my daily dose of half-caf toffee nut white mocha, I was heartbroken to see that not only had my favorite spot been taken, but every spot at the counter was taken, leaving the big banquet table completely vacant, which is very odd, but a new reality I was forced to endure....[New blog post. Keep reading. Link in bio] •

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When you’re forced outside your comfort zone . . .

I finally got out and about yesterday and arrived at my morning office (Starbucks) at about 11 o’clock. I was bummed when there wasn’t a place for me at my usual spot. I love sitting at the counter by the window, in the corner, close to the outlet. My requirements are few, but very succinct.…

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Voting is not a religious experience

Voting is Not a Religious Experience. It’s a Strategy.

It’s time to place your bets. We’re down to the final choice in picking the leader of the free world. Who will you put your money on? This dilemma of conscientious voting is age old. Vote your conscience, they say. Amen to that, I say. At least I used to. I’ve struggled voting my conscience…

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