Category: Opinion

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My Life as a Red Herring (Day 16) “Reclamation-An addiction to Garage Sales”

I love garage sales, yard sales, flea markets, the-sidewalk-in-front-of-your-house sales. I have really great memories of my Mom and I walking through various people’s yards for that one thing that you didn’t even know you wanted, but somehow absolutely needed. I gladly inherited the passion for spending more in gas on my pursuit of grass laden sales from my Mom. Probably my…

My Life as a Red Herring (Day 3) “Buck-land”

What is it about Starbucks that brings out such an interesting group of people. Soccer moms, Designers, real-estate agents, jobless hipsters, job-with hipsters, artists, lots of skinny people with their non fat soy…whatevers. How is it that a coffee place started out West has brought so many people through it’s doors to purchase over-priced drinks? Most writers might proceed with…