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Just a Thought

I know women whose entire personas are woven from a benign mediocrity. Their lives are a list of shortcomings: the unappreciative boyfriend, the extra ten pounds, the dismissive boss, the conniving sister, the straying husband. I’ve always hovered above their … Continue reading

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Just a Thought

“I quit because I sucked,” he said. “Okay, I didn’t actually suck, but I was mediocre. One afternoon I was at the band’s rehearsal space in this old warehouse off Mission Street and I could hear another bass player practicing … Continue reading

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Best of the Mediocre

I’ve always wanted to be good at something, okay to be fair; I always wanted to be better than others around me at something. I live by the adage that if you’re stupid you surround yourself with smart people, and … Continue reading

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