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Retired from UPS, still hoping to play some music, living in NM, riding a bike for my health. Looking forward to each day.

Groups: New Mexico Kossaks, Velocipede Vanguard

Diaries published: 7 (234 days since last diary on Fri Sep 12, 2014 at 01:42 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 1260 (6 days since last comment on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 06:22 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 258

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: This week I joined the Teamsters, 48 comments, 128 recommends

People Following The grouch: 9

The grouch's Most Recent Diaries:

This is a diary in two parts; one serious and one ranty. So, the serious part. (in which your author rants a bit) On the atheist American airman who apparently cannot re-enlist unless he swears to ...
by The grouch
Comment Count 40 comments on Fri Sep 12, 2014 at 01:42 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Look, I'm an ugly American. I speak one language, and only moderately well at that. Sure, I know a handful of phrases and words in French and Spanish, but saying I have any fluency would be false. ...
by The grouch
Comment Count 77 comments on Sun Jul 27, 2014 at 08:55 AM PDT with 53 Recommends
I've had some thoughts lately that I wanted to get out, so I hope I can be coherent. I was in the supermarket checkout line a few weeks ago, and I had purchased the fixings for home-made spaghetti ...
by The grouch
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat May 17, 2014 at 08:18 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Phil was the younger one, the pretty one, the harmonizer. His voice floated on top of his brother's, and wandered around, lending a variety to the melodies that made them just that much better. ...
by The grouch
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Jan 03, 2014 at 06:49 PM PST with 27 Recommends
Hi y'all. Yes, I've lived in NC too long, and I start to sound local. I just wanted to share some things that are going on, and get some stuff off my chest, so bear with me, if you want to. I turn ...
by The grouch
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Dec 30, 2013 at 02:38 PM PST with 13 Recommends
I work at a big UPS hub, moving packages. I've been there for 11 years. I'm in a "right to work" state, so it's voluntary. So, why was I a free rider for so long? Why did I change? That's part of a ...
by The grouch
Comment Count 48 comments on Fri Feb 22, 2013 at 07:14 PM PST with 128 Recommends

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