Stupid New Year’s Resolutions

It’s a brand new year and last January 1st I made some resolutions that I never upheld (Duh? Who actually adheres to these things?) I won’t go over them and critique my performance (or lack thereof), because it would be, well, boring. And depressing. I’m all about repressing instead of depressing so we’ll just say…

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Santa’s Flight – An Air Traffic Controller’s Perspective

Every year for the past twenty three I’ve witnessed the true miracle that is Santa. As an Air Traffic Controller, we are privy to a lot of information that the public in general never gets to see or is even aware of. Most of this is boring technical aspects of my job, but a few…

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Procrastination

Procrastination – to be slow or late about doing something that should be done. As I sit here on my stool (it’s how I punish myself. Nobody in their right mind would write from a stool), trying to find the motivation to construct a few sentences into anything that resembles cognitive thought, my mind wanders to…

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Layaway Santas

There has been a lot of stories in the news lately about generous folks spreading the love and paying it forward by paying off the balances on random layaway accounts in stores like Walmart and Target. People would show up and discover that the item they expected to pay a couple of hundred dollars to…

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Peace

As the holidays begin, I always find myself thinking of my father. He passed away a little while back and though I miss his wisdom and comfort immensely, whenever my thoughts wander to him, it is usually with a smile. His search for peace in his life was an ongoing pursuit and I think he…

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