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Bin On A Bad Day

July 2, 2010

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Bin On A Bad Day Bin Redman, chief elevator inspections supervisor for [agency name withheld], hasn’t had a good day. Four or five conversations lasting more than thirty seconds are the only ones I’ve had with him in the three years we’ve worked in the same building; same department, same division. A good layperson phrase […]

Wires

June 28, 2010

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As I type this on an office Dell, shrouded by the clarity and presence of the monitor are an ever-winding series of cables. Tangled, dangled, and angled in all different manner of overlapping, this is another de facto mainstay in a world increasingly dependent on gizmos and gadgetry just to feel stimulated. Like the creeping, […]

Gen Y’s Curious Paranoia Complex

December 29, 2009

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“Did you hear what happened?” Dad tells me excitedly the other night.  “They caught some Nigerian-” I cut in: “-scammer alleging to be royalty? That’s not news.” “No,” he says, “he tried to blow up a plane.” We all heard about the Christmas miracle that occurred when a prospective human barbecue onboard Northwest Airlines flight 253 was […]