Category Archives: Raleigh

Thomas Brian Bosi

My best friend, Thomas Bosi, was killed on 13 October 2015.  A drunk driver slammed into him and couldn’t be bothered to stop.  He died on impact.  His tragic, senseless, and untimely death sent me into a downward spiral.  Only … Continue reading

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Joey

My beloved finally came home.  One day.  That’s precisely how long we lasted before beer entered the equation.  Just 24 hours and it was off to the races.  How the hell did it even happen?  This wasn’t the plan– far … Continue reading

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Why I work from home

I despise this dreary, frigid weather.  Not only does it make me lethargic but I also feel somewhat depressed.  I know it’s only temporary and I’m not stuck in a rut.  Being sick makes this situation that much worse.  Yesterday … Continue reading

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Strep throat and romantic introspection

Ferris Bueller My son decided he needed some time off last week.  He played hooky for two consecutive days.  Monday an ‘earache’ rendered him unable to attend school.  Tuesday he didn’t even bother with a phantom ailment; he was simply … Continue reading

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Three decades

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.  The important thing is to not stop questioning.” ~ Albert Einstein Exactly one week ago I celebrated my third decade of life.  Thankfully my ‘Dirty Thirty’ was not the dock extravaganza … Continue reading

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