Category Archives: Being Fired

Bread Crumbs Lead “Home”

It’s the piece you break off before eating the rest yourself. Is it that tiny piece that temporally satisfies an anxious dog beneath your kitchen table or is it your pathway back home? It’s those small morsels of bread tossed … Continue reading

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An Eight-Year-Old Yells “Glue!”

to the other kids when touching a tree or traffic pole. Everyone knows what that means. Whatever game was being played on a warm summer night had this built-in safety that stopped all the action of the neighborhood kids’ game … Continue reading

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“The End?”

We know there’s an ending as soon as it begins. Midway through we see the end coming. After a play’s intermission we know it’s about to happen because the second act is shorter than the first. But the first act? … Continue reading

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Unemployed Time

“I can do that in two days, Friday,” I say to myself and five seconds later realize that tomorrow is Friday. I laugh to myself and then a few tears fall. Tomorrow is Friday. Three words that escape someone who … Continue reading

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Being Fired: “The Car Crash”

You wake up in the morning as you have every morning for the past 24 months and prepare for another day at the job you’ve grown to appreciate and love.  Your fellow employees are easy to get to know and … Continue reading

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