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“Oh, I did my time.”

Coming from the culinary industry I’ve seen chefs who will work in the dirtiest of dish rooms without hesitating, and I’ve seen prep cooks shrug their shoulders at a tower of dirty pots and say, “Oh, I did my time.” When there is a need, that need should be met no matter if you’ve done […]

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Lunch Break Thoughts

So I get to work. Normal routine. I put my phone in my desk drawer, check my emails, reply to some emails. Normal super quiet morning in the office. All of a sudden from my desk drawer I hear, “IT’S SO FLUFFY I’M GONNA DIIIIEEEEEE!!!!” I was fiddling around with contact settings yesterday and I […]

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An Inevitable Ending

The Summer of 2013, I interviewed for a family with two kids, a boy and a girl, and we played the game Headbandz. I still remember leaving that interview feeling good. Feeling like I fit in. It was a great feeling. I got the job. When you start you don’t think about the inevitable end. […]

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The Internet & Redemption

Recently I was on a missions trip with the youth group and the question arose if the leaders (myself and four other people) have ever gone through an emo phase. I laughed clearly remembering a time where I had stretched lobes, an addiction to Hot Topic, over processed hair, and a love of heavy black […]

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Rough Day

It’s been a really rough mental battle day. Lots of thoughts swarming through my brain like a cloud of angry bees telling me life would be better if I ceased to exist. It’s been an exhausting day. I do not sleep a regular sleep schedule. It’s typically an hour here or there, not consistent, and […]

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Human ShamWow

I do a fantastic job at shoving all of my stress and problems into this box already packed full and overflowing with my stress and problems. But I do this so I can absorb all the stress and problems of everyone around me. I am a stress shamwow. The human stress shamwow. Soaking up stress […]

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My Born Again Story

The past couple days in Colorado have been a whirlwind. From seeing new things for the first time to camping with my youth kids and fellow leaders….it’s been a lot to take in. But I wouldn’t have it any other way. Yesterday on our drive in Colorado we stopped at Molas Pass, our incredible driver […]

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