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For the last year I have spent my work week wondering if I would be laid off or not ... whether we would make payroll or not make payroll and what the future held. My company filed chapter 11 and is in the process of being bought out .. an ugly buy out with competitors and internal shit that would fill a soap opera for one season at least. During the period of strife i have laid off a total of 13 people in my 7 stores and as i type i am at another location where i am beginning the process of closing
It's Christmas eve. Most people are with their families but myself and one co-worker are manning the OR suite; the hospital is quiet and we are alone at the main desk with not a doctor or patient in sight. Though things can change pretty quickly.
Working here is like life; it can turn on a dime.
The year was a good one until the last several months when things turned in my life. Things happened that can't be undone; it seems like the big things never can.
I love this time of year. Full of hope. Inspiring. Makes you really want to get out there and, I donít know, change the world.
Not change, obviously, letís be realistic. Remodel the world perhaps. Give it a do-over. Develop new dialogues between elements. Invert Ďtraditioní. Open up the world to new circulation patterns and ways of living. Reconnect it. Reconfigure it for digital platforms. Maximise its offer. I hate this time of year. Merry Christmas.
When it comes to American political discourse, books this side of the Alantic are few and far between. We recognize political 'figureheads' in the news but unless you're involved in the game, finding entertaining and informative literature written by political characters that we haven't heard of proves annoyingly difficult.
I can spend many days reading presidential biographies (Jefferson and Lincoln are like visiting old friends - and what friends to have) indulging in political porn (Mark
I'll make this as short and pointed as possible as to not waste my amature words or your time.
My name's Alex, born and living in Britan. I've always inexplicably gravitated towards the U.S and rather unpatriotically ignore the mechanics of own country.
With that in mind, very early on i read much and was attracted to the birth and foundations of U.S history. I find the revolution and the great individuals who form it, much to admire and respect. Without it,