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just an update

A lot has happened in the past year.. one year ago today I was in the lowest place I can imagine, watching my marriage fail in a way I was unable to stop. In the year since then I have found I am better for having endured it, to have rised above it and made my life even better. The last 12 months have been full of almost conostant change of one form or another. At times it even felt like I was stuck on a roller coaster, and I had no idea if it would take me where I wanted to go. Thankfully…

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Added by James Murphy on March 26, 2012 at 1:12am — 5 Comments

Been a while

Life has been very busy lately, and I have not been able to spend any quality time here. This should change soon, & you will begin to see more of me again..

Added by James Murphy on September 26, 2010 at 10:58am — No Comments

Career change becomes life changing

Just recently I made a career change from a Customer Service Rep in a call center, to a local delivery route driver. The hours are drastically different, and the pay is much better. The hours are what I have had the biggest difficulty adjusting to, I used to work 40 hours a week, Noon to 9:00 pm with my days off being Sunday & Tuesday, with my new job I have weekends off, and work 60-70 hours a week starting Midnight till I am done. For the first few weeks all I did when I wasn't working… Continue

Added by James Murphy on February 14, 2010 at 9:03pm — 2 Comments

An example of unmanliness that will not be easily forgotten

On November 5th, in the late afternoon, a enlisted man committed a selfish act killing 13 & wounding 30. His selfish act was not just unmanly in its selfishness, it was unmanly in that it was treason.



Via the United States Constitution



Article III Section 3 delineates treason as follows:

Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort. No Person shall be convicted of… Continue

Added by James Murphy on November 7, 2009 at 12:22am — 3 Comments

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