Park Row Fallout ⋅ 34

Midwest Married Man; Attempting to find answers, traverse the waters of life, and figure things out.

Each person feels pain in his own way, each has his own scars.

Haruki Murakami

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Donald Trump retweeted an advertisement that was debunked and little more than a racial dog whistle. It stated Democrats allowed an undocumented individual to come in from Mexico, and that this i...


PROMPT 1: Think of a person who doesn’t like you. How do you think that person would describe you? ANSWER 1: This would depend largely on the person and why they don’t like me. Defendant: They wo...


Americans, tomorrow is an election day. Uber and Lyft have both agreed to Free Fares for Voting. Many states are required, by law, to provide you “time off from work” to vote. Voting is the NO...


Prompt 1: 4. Finish this sentence: “People would think that I’m exaggerating, but until…“ Answer: I have no idea how to answer this one. Like if it had ended with “, but…” easy enough. the “unt...


Prompt One: 3. What “holiday” falls on your birthday? Would/will you celebrate it? Apparently, my birthday also happens to be “World Press Freedom Day” which recognizes the value of freedom of ex...


PROMPT 1 2. You own a company that is forced to shut down and sell off a division. What division would it be, and write a memo to those employees that will be laid off. ANSWER: A deeply multi-la...


So… there are, as always, multiple NoJoMos apparently. So… I’ll just do both! :p :) Previous: NOJOMO 1 Create a five-question survey for others to fill out and fill it out for yourself as an i...


I think I got all of 3 hours of sleep last night. Which means I am not physically fine today (sore, stiff, pain). It also means I’m not emotionally/mentally great. Because since I didn’t s...


Closing on the house went well. There is a lot of work that the house needs and Wife is already looking at wall areas that need Spackled and repainted. Not to mention the number of light bulbs...


(1) It should not come as a surprise that masturbation has not been successful lately. Between my emotions, my work schedule, my excessive drinking… my sex life has seen zero orgasms lately. To...


Lately, I’ve taken to re-reading older entries of mine. There have been significant recurring themes. Last year, at this point, I was desperate to leave my job. The year before that, I was desper...


Apparently, I’m not handling things well. Sunday night, I drank to excess. Woke up in bed with no memory of how I got there. My glasses on the floor in the living room. Monday night, I drank to...


Dear Friends: This weekend’s marriage counseling finally hit upon The Great Nuclear Issue of our marriage. It was… necessary… and painful. I should write about it. However, this is also a week ...


Good morning. So much in my head and… I’m not likely to write it all down. A motion to continue for today got denied, so I’m going to have to dismiss the case. Personally, I don’t much care but...


Well… how’s that. Yesterday, after leaving work early, I took my car to Ames in hopes that it can be repaired. Then went with Wife back to DM. No sexy times, not much of anything really, except...


So… it is the night. It is right before bed. And what consumes my mind is the hypothetical… the possible… the “perhaps.” I know for certain my car is totaled. AND so I consider.... could I have...


Before this year, in the entire history of my Wife and I being in each other’s lives… there had only ever been one accident. A mutual rear ending in a parking lot by me two weeks before the wedd...


So.... I’m back in DM. Catching up on DVR with my Wife. Governor is up for election. RE: Iowa’s governor has PRIVATIZED health care. SO she needs to fucking go because I, for one, don’t think...


I received a report from a Department of Human Services worker about children in jeopardy. In my role as a Juvenile Attorney, I reviewed the report and filed it as is my job. In the Juvenile S...


So… you know how I like my job? I mean… I have things to do, downtime, a purpose… this is absolutely the job I want and need in my life? Some things are funny. I don’t want to over use Secretar...


Here are three quick, possibly offensive truths. (1) I am stone cold, extreme, multiple other modifying words, terrified that Wife will never be as engaged in our sex life as I am. That really i...


So, after using my wastebasket for a vomit container… I removed my briefcase from the tiny “couchlette” in my office, used my trench coat like a pillow, and took a 30 minute nap. Only 30 minutes...


Last night, I went home and had a very light super. Poured myself a drink and started playing video games. Apparently, the strength of the drink compared to the lightness of the super was a ter...


(Disturbed Song from this morning’s commute). OH. MY. G! The morning commute seriously felt SO LONG! Seriously. I hate mornings. I left my apartment at 7:11 a.m. I got into my office at 7:58...


Last night, I was tossing and turning something awful. I dreamt that I was working for a Private Firm in Waterloo and the power went out. While the power was out, my glasses were knocked off my ...