Well done! I think as human beings, our knee jerk reaction is to try to identify the spot where we fit into this whole scheme. And some of us either don’t fit, or don’t like where we land.
I’m a Gen X. No doubt about it, I’m practically the poster child. My kids are another story.
Oh this is so heartbreaking — and infuriating. I am just never going to understand how our “justice” system gets away with doling out these huge sentences to non violent people. Especially people like the writer, who have stable lives and families. And it’s made worse by the fact that violent offenders receive comparatively lenient sentences.
I can really relate to this… I just finished the whole Mac-ing on a budget dog-and-pony-show. You really hit it when you mentioned “patience.”
I haven’t bought myself a computer in years. I am an Art Director by trade and just use the one they hand me at work — before I got laid off a couple weeks ago. Then I found myself…