I’ve gone through a lot of changes since I last made an entry here, too many to recall off the top of my head. Perhaps the biggest is that after 15 years of delivering pizza, I’ve decided to switch careers and move to something new, exciting, challenging, and rewarding. But let’s back up a bit. […]Read more "Been a While."
In November of 2014 I marked 15 years of delivering pizza. I’ve been at my current store since May of 2007. You could say I have sauce in my veins… but cheese would probably be more accurate. 15 years, 15 cars. Thousands of orders delivered. Money made and spent. Stiffed more times than I can […]Read more "The Delivery Chronicles, Part 7: The Zen of Tipped Occupations"
The last entry I made, I talked about how it had been a long time since I played guitar. That was maybe 9 or 10 days ago as of this writing. Amazingly, all I’ve done since in my spare time is… play guitar. I seem to have fallen in love with it all over again […]Read more "Days of Gratitude, Day 24: Still Here!"
It’s been a week since my last entry and I was bothered by that, but I’m okay now. Life gets in the way, and I’ve been working a ton of hours, and that leaves me drained and with little free time to write. So, I’m going to welcome myself back by talking a little about […]Read more "Days of Gratitude, Day 21: Voice Recorders"
I used to think these things were stupid. Who needs to be told to laugh and live and love? But as I’ve become more in-touch with things and the more I try to rise above my cynicism and doubt, the more I see the value in these reminders. I bought this bracelet at a […]Read more "Days of Gratitude, Day 18: Reminders"
Today I had the pleasure of meeting up with an old friend and recording vocals on a cover song he was recording. It was The Longest Time by Billy Joel, but done more in the punk style of Me First & the Gimme Gimmes. If you haven’t heard Me First, I highly recommend them. It […]Read more "Days of Gratitude, Day 16: Finding My Voice"
NFL Playoff Season is to pizza delivery what December is to retail. It doesn’t matter if your home team is in the mix, there’s enough fans of the game to make it busy. When you add inclement weather to the mix, well, shit can get crazy real fast. Freezing rain is no joke. Over this […]Read more "Days of Gratitude, Day 15: I’ve Fallen, But I Can Get Up."