On friendships and looking out for each other, even when it is hard. Wanted to share a touching story from Counting Fence Posts.

Counting Fence Posts

I once swore I would never kill another man but sometimes it is hard to find options. It is especially hard when you stop smoking the same day you start a new job. What was I thinking? Did I not learn anything from watching the movie “Airplane”?

The first hint I had that it was going to be a long day was when I went outside to sit and drink my morning coffee. Without a cigarette all that was left was to sit there and watch the drought-dead grass grow brown. Then I began to wonder what the stuff would taste like if I rolled it in paper and . . . no.

I was in my car excitedly headed to my new workplace, listening to my newest recorded book when just as “the elephant slowly turned its head towards me,” the battery in my mp3 player died. That was…

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