There's a gas station/convenience store near where I live. I'm sure it's convenient for a lot of people, but it's super convenient for me because it's on my way to work. Back in my pre-Whole30 days, I would often stop there in the mornings to pick up my version of caffeine, a Coke or Mountain … Continue reading The Single Guy vs. Convenience
One evening, while I was on a break from work, I heard a song being played over the store's speakers. Honestly, I didn't hear the whole thing and I don't know what it was about. I'd never heard the song before and I had no idea who sang it. But one line talked about a … Continue reading Out of My League
I worked in the world of retail for a couple years after moving to the New River Valley. It was a dirty job, but it was a necessity. That extra paycheck was needed to help make ends meet. Over the course of my first few months working part-time, I made some observations. They include, but … Continue reading Things I Learned While Working Retail
The following tale is based on actual events which occurred a number of years ago... There were a number of attractive women at the school in which I once worked. As a rule, I didn't think of any of these women as potential dating possibilities. For one thing, only a select few were actually single. … Continue reading The Single Guy and the Bad Trip
When you're the only man in a room full of women as you sit through a training session on how to talk to troubled kids about sex.
Do you prefer being around men or women? Do your closest friends tend to be men or women? Well, a lot of the time, I don't like being around anyone... people in general. So... can I just say neither? Really, I guess it depends on my mood and the specific situation and the actual people … Continue reading Question of the Week #21