Several years ago the company I was working for at the time spun up a new “startup-like” project. This new project had a code name which is not important to the story; let’s call it Project Bob.
Author Archives: Nathan
Grief is a most peculiar thing; we’re so helpless in the face of it. It’s like a window that will simply open of its own accord. The room grows cold, and we can do nothing but shiver. But it opens a little less each time, and a little less; and one day we wonder whatContinue reading “Pain”
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The Gas Cap Girl
During a summer break when I was home from college, I went with my parents to their church. While on our way back home, we pulled up to a line of cars at a stoplight. Two cars ahead, there was an SUV with its fuel door open and the gas cap just hanging there. NothingContinue reading “The Gas Cap Girl”
The CD Binder, Part 2
Being a continuation of the story told previously, entitled The CD Binder, Part 1.
The CD Binder, Part 1
It was the start of spring break my freshman year of college and I was walking to my car to drive home (this was before that car got stolen, but that’s a different story for another day). At an intersection near my dorm, a car pulled up to the stop sign, presumably also driving homeContinue reading “The CD Binder, Part 1”
A Crazy Two Weeks – March 31, 2020
On March 1, the state of North Carolina had its first confirmed case of COVID-19. On March 5, I got on a plane to fly to San Antonio. That sounds absolutely insane to say now, but that just shows how quickly everything changed. The virus was concerning, but not necessarily life-altering.
The Parking Garage Incident
Alright, so this one is a bit of a long story, but it’s totally worth it. Despite the similarity in name, this story is vastly different from The Garage. Some friends and I were going out to downtown Durham on a Friday night. I was driving. I decided to park in the parking garage convenientlyContinue reading “The Parking Garage Incident”
1000 hoursMaintenance BayTime to start cleaning the passenger cabins. This is my favorite part of the day! I have the privilege of serving aboard the finest cruise liner ever produced, and I have the honor of ensuring that every passenger’s cabin has the cleanest floors, tidiest beds, and sparkliest bathrooms they have ever seen. IContinue reading “The Cruise”
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