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I am an retired Air Force Officer, amateur blogger, auto-journo wannabe, frustrated race driver, driving coach and all around hack. I have an amazing wife, 3 dogs and sometimes I get to go someplace interesting. And yes, I have a philosophy degree, and no, I don't ask if you want fries with that.

I’m not quitting, just busy…

For the 6 people who read this, I apologize. Being a teacher is incredible, and time consuming. Especially when you don’t know what you’re doing.
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Losers, Failures and Economies of Scale

In a group conversation with some very successful friends, I was accused  of having a higher quality of life than anyone else. It struck me, as I often feel like a loser especially given their lifestyles.
In an seemingly unrelated incident, I was riding to work and as I turned off a side street, there was a older Toyota Tundra stalled in the lane, standing in an open door holding a gas can, was Josh.
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The Surprise Return of The Failure Brigade

It’s been many, many years since I have had to deal with The Failure Brigade. But last night, more specifically early this morning, they made a surprise return.

As a teen, I would stay up too late in my room and watch Arts and Entertainment TV. It was the 80’s and they actually had arts and entertainment. One of my favorite shows was “An Evening At The Improv.” My memory is hazy, but I want to credit this routine to Marc Price known as “Skippy” from “Family Ties.” Some great amount of net search rendered no such proof. So whoever it was, they introduced me to the Failure Brigade.

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