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Smoke & Mirrors

I work construction. I’ve worked construction most of my adult life. My current job involves putting the finishing touches on the newest Big Box in a nearby Missouri suburb. I’ve been on the job two months. I’m a hired gun. … Continue reading

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The Twisting Path of Cursive Script

“How’s your handwriting?” asked Office Manager Audrey from the adjoining room. The company employing me has put me on Light Duty. For the past eight weeks I have been recovering from a work injury. I broke my back and the … Continue reading

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In Which: Alpheus Tells Willie the Way of the World

  The past couple days I have been working a tenet-finish on an office suite in Leawood, Kansas. A tenet-finish is just what it sounds like: a customer has signed a lease on office space and is having it modified … Continue reading

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