Category Archives: Occupational Hazard

A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don’t have a J.O.B.

I wrote this in June of 2011 as I was attempting to figure out if I still had value in this world, even if I wasn’t working.  I believe that was the lesson I needed to learn and it’s valid … Continue reading

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They’re stuck with me now (insert maniacal laugh here).

Another thing I like about my job is that I can call and take phone calls during the day.  Do you know how hard it is when you are playing phone tag with someone and you tell them they can’t … Continue reading

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Another something I love about my job.

First, how in the world is it July? Second, I love the fact that I can go to the bathroom ANYTIME I want.  When I taught my bathroom breaks were carefully scheduled (which was especially not fun when I was … Continue reading

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Live from the Hanke’s…it’s Saturday night.

The weekend was too good not to share.  However, I do understand this will someday make my son disown me… Setting the Scene…it’s Saturday night… I’m paying bills. I realized if you’re unemployed and paying bills, it’s better to do … Continue reading

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Big mistake…huge…HUGE!

Please note: I give Mayo Clinic credit for saving my life when I suffered from nectratizing pancreatitis and for bringing my son into this world.  Many of my family members are & were employed there.  I have no ill will … Continue reading

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