Monthly Archives: June 2010

My Pain is Not Your Gain

Note- there are many more comprehensive and erudite treatises out there on the subject of unemployment benefits than this one, which may not be up to my usual level of competence, written as it was between basketball (we won 32-12!), … Continue reading

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If I Won the Lottery

I have insomnia. 6 nights out of 7 I wake in the early hours and find it difficult to return to my slumbers. Some nights I turn on my smart phone (some one will ask so I’ll just say I … Continue reading

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Leech

Well, my status has changed. I’m now officially a leech on society.  Or maybe I already was since I get an unemployment check after being laid off 10 months ago after working more than 30 years.  I’ve always been self sufficient … Continue reading

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