Satire

There are events that can have profound effects on your life, in ways you cannot not possible see while they are happening. It is only the perspective that time gives you that allows you to see their significance. Looking over my life, one of the things that affected me most seems a little mundane. I'm thinking of a job I held in the late 70's, working mostly in a warehouse. Sounds trivial, I know, but working there I learned a lot of...

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There was a back-to-school commercial for an office supply store a few years back that I always enjoyed. Perhaps you've seen it - it shows a father dancing behind a shopping cart as he pushes it around the store, tossing in new school supplies. The background music is the Christmas favorite, "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year". The best part is you then see two school-age children, a boy and a girl, dispiritedly following their dad as he...

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