humanity

The real lives of businessmen, professionals, the everyday man, stay at home parent, healthy lifestyle influencers, and general feel good human stories.

Cyra Valent5 days ago
The Freedom to Just Be
I didn’t like being a child. I remember lying about my age wishing I was older, willing the time to pass faster towards that seemingly unattainable 18th-year mark. I looked ahead towards adulthood wit...
Ariana Marcanti8 days ago
The Story of the Iced Coffee Lady
If you've ever worked in a fast food restaurant, in retail, or really any service job, you KNOW there's always one customer that will ruin your day. Often times, you know it right away when you look a...
Things Amusement Park Ride Operators Wish You Knew
As Halloween approaches, various amusement parks are putting up their halloween decorations and turning spooky for the season. Amusement parks can be just as fun during a holiday as they are during th...
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Nabeela Pathana month ago
I'm Stuck
I'm 18 years old and just finished at Sixth Form (Senior Year). It's been around three months now and most of my friends are attending University. I also was going to attend University but changed my ...
Danielle Murraya month ago
Life After University
For as long as I can remember, I wanted to go to university, so when it got closer, and eventually came around, I was ecstatic. In September 2014, I moved into my accommodation, and I remember feeling...
Dylan Copelanda month ago
Frank Goodberry
Frank Goodberry sighs loudly and throws another crunched up piece of paper into the wastepaper bin that sits against the wall, between his filing cabinet and his liquor cabinet. The liquor cabinet see...
Amy G.3 months ago
Duran
I once met a man, his name was Duran. I know, awful, who would start a story with a rhyme. Duran was the type of character that needed a rhyme to introduce him, the fabulous being he seemed to be. He ...
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Rhonda Farley4 months ago
My Adventures as a Pizza Delivery Driver
In the short time that I have been delivering pizzas, I have been fortunate by not seeing many accidents on the roadways. But one day, I was driving along a popular road here in Town, while delivering...
The Price of Education and Teaching: Part X
My second principal was a male, sweet as can be but hardly ever did anything; his door was always open for anyone who wanted to talk with him, but that'd be almost all he'd do, listen, and not always....
Wayne Thomas4 months ago
The Village
It takes a village to raise a child! You've heard the saying so many times it's probably lost its edge. What does it mean, though? I hear something very different when this platitude is uttered – rath...
The Price of Education and Teaching: Part IX
Because I really had no 'resources,' I went back to my husband's apartment but started looking for a place to rent close to work. It took me about a month, so I lived a month of almost complete silenc...
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Patrick Murphy4 months ago
Breakfast Sandwich Makers are Tools for Mourning
The Breakfast Sandwich Maker is a $15 tribute to American economic malaise. It hit the market at a time when the U.S. Department of Labor stopped counting people who gave up fruitlessly looking for wo...
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Rhonda Farley4 months ago
My Adventures as a Pizza Delivery Driver
It was the time of the year once more for the Super Bowl. I was the newest driver at work. On certain occasions throughout the year, everybody is required to be at work, like on Super Bowl Sunday. Whe...
Sapphire Ravenclaw4 months ago
Nightmare Boss
As I write, I wonder if I've been spoilt in my previous employment. While there have been people with whom I'd rather not have worked, I've been lucky with having nice long-term bosses and several yea...
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Rhonda Farley4 months ago
My Adventures as a Pizza Delivery Driver
Last October at work, one of the Managers at the Store, decided to have a contest just for the delivery drivers. Up for grabs was a twenty-five dollar pre-paid Visa gift card. If nobody won the contes...
The Price of Education and Teaching: Part VII
The three days I'd spent doing observation in what would be my future classroom, were just foreshadowing the rest of my teaching career. A few days after I'd settled into my classroom, a teacher appro...
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Rhonda Farley4 months ago
My Adventures as a Pizza Delivery Driver
We have a developmentally challenged employee at work. He visits several stores during the week and he folds boxes for each store. This guy has been an employee at work longer than anybody. He has the...
The Price of Education and Teaching: Part V
I knew I'd get in touch with my former high school teacher, and I was anxiously looking forward to it. It was always great talking to her because she was always positive and encouraging; she had more ...