Don't Fear The Reaper

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Non-Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
I thought I'd start with a random thought that occurs in my head...not sure what direction I want to take this, so I thought I'd post the first two paragraphs.

Submitted: April 25, 2011

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Submitted: April 25, 2011



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I rarely ever get headaches so when I do get one, I catch myself wondering if it’s the onset of an aneurysm or brain hemorrhage. I immediately enter reflection mode and begin thinking back to my bucket list and all the things I wasn’t able to accomplish in this life.When I get to the 1 minute mark of reflection, I come to the realization that I’m still alive, so I then proceed to count my blessings that I survived the sudden bout with the grim reaper. This process is then repeated every few weeks. I guess when the headaches begin occurring on a weekly basis, I’ll start doing mental ninja tradecraft so I can defend myself from death and maybe not be afraid of it. Because like my grand ol poppy (more about him later) used to say, “Don’t Fear The Reaper.”

Speaking of death, let me tell you about the day I got married. In between the inappropriate holocaust jokes, drunk military friends, me constantly running to the bathroom dry heaving from the previous nights’ severe drinking excursion, and a priest who kept whispering to me at the alter that my bride wasn’t going to show (she was running 20 minutes late), it actually was a decent day.

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