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Living Out Loud: : Protection

Father and Son

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 20, 2007
He's the parent of a teenager. His son plays football and is nearly finished with his sophomore year of high school. The son says football players get all the girls, and the father wants to believe  

Living Out Loud: : A Place Among Friends

Allen's Barbershop

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 31, 2007
When my hair begins to resemble the mane of a deranged circus clown, my wife has to use a special machete to keep it under control. Her special machete is effective against high grass, jungle vine  

Living Out Loud: : A Tale from the Hood

Examining a life in OTR

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 3, 2007
It was another depressing night.  Once again, I was stuck at home changing another dirty diaper. I stared out of my cracked bedroom window and watched my life pass through the night. I live wit  

Living Out Loud: : Fall of the Toy Soldiers

Understanding our troops

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 19, 2007
I saw the faceless names as they appeared in the daily newspapers. They read: Bryan Taylor, Tyler Swisher, Gregory Rogers and Nicholas Erdy. These are the names of warriors who made the ultimate s  

Living Out Loud: : Jail Bait

Dying in Jail Alley

1 Comments · Wednesday, September 5, 2007
It seemed like any other early morning in Over-the-Rhine. I was headed to my office on a warm, sticky Thursday while thinking about the upcoming weekend. As I got out of my car, I was greeted by th  

Living Out Loud: : Cubicles and Co-Workers

Welcome to my white collar zoo

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 29, 2007
If you're employed as an office worker, I'm sure you have experienced the pleasures of working with many different personalities. I've spent nearly 10 years of my life stuck in a cubicle. As with a  

Living Out Loud: : The Privileged Athlete

They are not better people

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 15, 2007
Earlier in the year I saw an interesting sports headline. It claimed that the game was over for Pacman Jones of the Tennessee Titans. I guess after so many of its players being arrested last year t