Monthly Archives: April 2013

Things I Have Overheard Pt. III

It’s been a busy week. A coworker was stressed because a big project was coming to an end before he got married (today), I lost the J-Fro, I went to my first Memphis Grizzlies game and shopping with Tammy. This … Continue reading

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A J-Fro Update: The Aftermath

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Yesterday I wrote about how I was ending the J-Fro before the intended goal of my 40th birthday at the end of May. I was hoping that Tammy wouldn’t find out because I wanted to surprise her with the “new” … Continue reading

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A J-Fro Update: It’s Over When It’s Over

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I had a good run and even though the finish line is in sight, I think it’s over. “What? Over? Did you say “over?” Nothing is over until we decide it is! Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl … Continue reading

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Things I Have Overheard Pt. II

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Last week I introduced a section to The Life of JWo called Things I Have Overheard, which consisted of random things I overheard since arriving in Memphis and starting my job. What follows is a collection of what I heard … Continue reading

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101 Hours of Missing Boston

Earlier today a coworker, and friend, named Dan Hodgdon, a former Bostonian, posted his thoughts and feelings about the recent tragic events in his former hometown. What he wrote touched me and I felt like it needed to be shared. … Continue reading

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I’m Just Trying to Get Lay’s Here

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I once had a friend tell me I was a marketer’s dream because I easily get sucked into wanting new things after watching commercials. So it’s really no surprise that I was excited about Lay’s “Do Us a Flavor™” promotion … Continue reading

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It’s Eclectic, Boogie, Woogie, Woogie

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Today I am able to cross something off my Food Bucket List. Not that I really have a Food Bucket List, but if I did I’m pretty sure today’s meal would have been on it: chicken and waffles. I know … Continue reading

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Things I Have Overheard

I’ve been at work for over a month now and not only is it good to be back into a routine, but it’s also nice to have “work conversations” again. Don’t get me wrong, I still enjoy my talks with … Continue reading

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Sometimes It’s Hard to Love Thy Neighbor

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We’ve only been in our apartment for a little over a month and haven’t really met any of our neighbors… until yesterday. I got home from work and immediately took Savannah out for a walk. As we were going through … Continue reading

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My Trips Across the (RP) Tracks

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I recently starting writing about some of the restaurants I have visited since we arrived in Memphis, especially places that have been on shows like Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, Man v. Food, etc. Spots like the Triple-X Diner, Uncle Lou’s … Continue reading

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