The Bad Influence
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The Bad Influence


Gratitude That Gives Me an Attitude — Sometimes

Thrifty Words 100 Challenge #86: ‘Gratitude’

When people say, “Thank you for your service,” I feel guilty. Why thank me when they paid for my BA degree in journalism and gave me a job I loved for 28 years?

Sure, it fills me with immense pride, but I get a bigger pension than many who…



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Stephen Dalton

Stephen Dalton is a retired US Army First Sergeant with a degree in journalism from the University of Maryland. Top Writer in Investing, VR, and Short Story!