The Disaster That Brought Me To Phoenix: Part 2

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The Disaster That Brought Me To Phoenix: Part 2 “Wow, you really banged yourself up good pal,” the doctor attempted to make conversation to take my mind off what he probably assumed was the painful procedure that I was enduring. “Yeah, I guess so,” I muttered weakly. I was in no mood for conversation. I wanted only to wallow and then, hopefully, figure out some sort of solution. As the doctor finished up and presented … Read More

The Disaster That Brought Me To Phoenix: Part 1 – Stan Collins

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The Disaster That Brought Me To Phoenix – Part 1 by Stan Collins I regained consciousness in a puddle of my own blood. I could see out of only my right eye and I feared for the worst. “Where the hell am I?” I was in a daze but managed to stand myself up while dripping blood into the makeshift bowl that I made with my hands. Through one blood-drenched eye, I looked around. There … Read More

Girlfriend For The Day – Stan Collins

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Girlfriend For The Day – Stan Collins It was around 1pm on a Saturday afternoon when I reluctantly rolled myself out of bed for a business meeting at Hula’s Modern Tiki. I was restless, and drunk, and tired from a long night of excess. Indeed, the debauchery continued well into the morning and I had gotten only a handful of hours as a result of it. I didn’t bother with a shower. Instead, I splashed … Read More

The Freedom Experiment Part 2: Journey To The Ranch

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The Freedom Experiment Part 2: Journey To The Ranch One evening, after a week of indecision, interviews, drunken nights, and hungover mornings, I got an unexpected call from a friend. “Hey man, are you free for the next week?” “Well yeah, I suppose so,” I responded. Eight hours later, I was on my way to northern Nevada for what I would soon find out was a week of working on a secluded ranch on a … Read More

The Freedom Experiment: Part 1 – Living A Life Of Ultimate Freedom

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The Freedom Experiment: Part 1 – Living A Life Of Ultimate Freedom A Risky Experiment Indeed (This post was originally written on 8/13/2018 and serves as a preface to the recent events that make up the bulk of The Freedom Experiment.)   Very few of us live in an actual state of freedom. What does it really mean to be free? The traditional answer is probably something along the lines of, “I’m not in some … Read More