Maybe It’s Never Anyone’s Fault

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I don’t usually have a lot of time for quiet thought — my life has become a maelstrom of coffee swilling, bill paying, pitching articles, child visitation, truck driving, winery gigs, pep talks with…


Anatomy Of A Faulty Lover

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Whatever the opposite of the word gregarious is — which I am having a hard time thinking of at this moment — that’s what my oldest brother was when we were growing up. He was dull…


When We Walk Away From Those We Love

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On this day six years ago, I was an inexperienced and apprehensive commercial truck driver delivering freight near Syracuse, NY when my phone rang. It was my girlfriend very calmly but with a noticeably…


5 Things You Could Be Doing Instead Of Internet Dating

When I used to struggle with substance abuse as a younger man, there was this redundant theme that kept playing out over and over again. I’d swear off the lifestyle and try to live responsibly for as long as I…