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I’m one of the millions of Americans who struggle daily with a mental health disorder. I have obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD. It took many years and a whole lot of suffering to get a correct diagnosis. Through medication and talk therapy, the symptoms are muted, but definitely still present.
I became a father on the evening of April 7, 1999. I was 25 years old. It was a Wednesday. When I think back about that time in my life, there aren’t words in the English language to describe how terrified I was at the thought of stepping into a role I knew nothing about.
A couple weeks ago, our own Wes Brooks wrote a column about the Pearl Jam song “Given To Fly,” from the Seattle band’s 1998 album Yield.
That was the first thing that got me thinking about Pearl Jam again.
As any successful business owner can attest, to build a company to stand the test of time, one must make critical investments in its infrastructure and product to stay competitive. Such investments provide stability and longevity, setting up a business for success.
I had watched with bated breath the weather forecast for this tropical thing we’ve just not experienced, since it was just a tiny wave.
As long as I can remember, my life has been around telephones and The Phone Company has controlled it, in some way.
Maybe not controlled like “In Like Flint,” a movie I saw at the late Paramount Theater in Greenville as part of my 14th birthday party, but still it has had a direct effect on my younger years.