WHAT WAS I THINKING?

Human Nature?

Human Nature?

     I work a warehouse job. Shipping and receiving; order fulfillment. Tractor-trailers lock onto the docks, we unload the freight, stock gets put away in the racks. Customers place orders, some of us run around like squirrels on amphetamine picking the parts to let...

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Traction

Traction

     I work in a warehouse. Well, for the next nine days I do. This Distribution Center - and our jobs - are being relocated halfway across the country. Kind of a bummer, but that’s not the story I want to tell today.      As we process the shutdown, we are packing up...

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Can I?

Can I?

A few weeks ago, Wilson penned a piece entitled, “I Want to See If I Can...”. It was about trying to do new things just to see if you actually could do them. It’s a great reflection on how fear of failure can keep us from new experiences. I guess that the refrain “I...

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Loss of My Love

Loss of My Love

Undeniably sexy in a practical package. She caught my eye in the third aisle of a Best Buy. There was a quick introduction, we exchanged a few pleasantries, and I sensed a mutual attraction. It seemed so quick, but I ended up taking her home that night. It was the...

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Ring My Bell

Ring My Bell

Three weeks. That’s how long I went without a workout, without any physical activity of any kind. Two weeks of inactivity were mandated by the doctor to heal up from the cellulitis. The next week, a head cold was all the excuse I needed to extend my break. It doesn’t...

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Appreciate It

Appreciate It

  The human body is not meant to lay flat for long periods of time. This is knowledge that I have recently come to learn in a very hard way. I’ve just come off a five-day stint of being flat on my back, feet elevated, and staring at the ceiling. When your doctor...

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Andrew Causey – What was I thinking?

When asked to describe someone affiliated with a group called “Lift Heavy Run Long”, most people would probably paint a picture of a well-conditioned athlete. I know that I would. The image that first comes to my mind is of a tall, extremely muscled guy that - in...

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