Garrett is as Garrett does

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'Garrett is as Garrett does'

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“Hope?”

June 13th, 2015
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Things have been really tight recently, fiscally speaking.  Choosing between mortgage and food for the month kind-of-tight.  But recently I’ve come into some work and my mood has lifted.  Below is a snippent of a conversation between me (ME) and the wife (TW): ME: Ya know, I’m feeling not so bad… TW: I’ve noticed you’ve […]

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9 Years of Awesome

May 14th, 2015
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Baxter ( aka: Thing 1, Porkbutt, Bugbug, Booger dog, Pickles, Monkey Monster Dog, Pigdog, and Stinkdog ) was 9 years worth of awesome – noisy, destructive, protective, snoringly stinky awesome. It wasn’t enough, but it’ll have to do. Age and diabetes, caught up with our overweight dog. He suffered acute kidney failure, and we believe […]

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Walking into the ‘Sub’ Life

January 16th, 2015
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I’m a substitute teacher for Volusia County School Board. It will take a few days to process and activate my record in “the system”

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Bad Start to the New Year

January 6th, 2015
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Ugh. It’s been a suck week to start 2015

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Holiday 2014 Greeting Card

December 24th, 2014
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I took a standard generic Christmas card and added a little old-school RPG gaming flavor on the inside… Friend Computer logo courtesy ESG Labs.

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New sunrise, new year

January 1st, 2012
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My previous sunrise excursion seemed popular with the locals (the wife, as well as Thing 1 and Thing 2 (Baxter and Pebbles) ) so I thought I would try it again.  This time I planned it in advance – and gave the wife fair notice.  While the roads to the beach were nearly empty, we […]

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Daybreak on Eastern Shores

September 3rd, 2011
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I was up early and noticed that the sky was lightening in the east, it seems to do that on a daily basis. On a whim, I thought that I should see the sunrise from the beach, it being one of the benefits of living on an eastern coast. I was going to hit the […]

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I Don’t Lose It Often…

May 14th, 2010
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My glasses – yes. The battle with my waistline – a thousand times, yes. My cool? Rarely. I happened to be crossing the busiest intersection in Volusia County, Clyde Morris Boulevard and International Speedway Boulevard (ISB), when the elderly driver in a plain white Toyota stopped suddenly and directly in front of me. Normally this […]

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Those blasted elves…

December 11th, 2009
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I step out for the day and BAM!  They sneak into the house and put presents under the tree, drop some ornaments for the tree, then leave.  I know as a modern educated liberal, I’m not supposed to think poorly of elves. Elves do what elves do, they can’t help it. Dropping presents, leaving holiday cheer […]

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I get a COOKIE!

September 22nd, 2009
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Been on a strict no sugar/starch diet ( aka South Beach Diet, Phase One ) for the past two weeks. Been looking forward to my first taste of real sugar about 3 hours after starting Phase One. Normally, cookies are not a part of Phase 2, but as the cookie is a Kashi TLC Oatmeal […]

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