Tag Archives: pain

Air drag deployed (part 4: Scrutiny)

Back home, I had the first message from my claim contact. She had called while I was still dealing with the accident, and I thought she must really be on top of things. That was the last time I thought … Continue reading

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Feckless checklist

Sitting at home with a sleep-deprived, cranky six-year-old? Check. Trying to pry the ten-year-old away from a new videogame to do homework? Check. Refereeing multiple shouting matches over the shared usage of said videogame? Check. Responsible for delivering three bulky … Continue reading

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A first, the Fourth and a fifth

Yesterday was the first Independence Day in several years that I didn’t write a cynical piece about the state of our country. Don’t get me wrong; I’m not saying everything’s yankee-doodle-dandy up in Washington this year. It’s just that I’ve had a hard time … Continue reading

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