no changeThe Hero Nobody Could Save
The Night was long and unremembered as Jim woke up in a panic because of the massive storm that opened in the sky above him. He Finds moderate comfort and falls back in a deep sleep. "Jim wake up. Eat this food," says Beverly his wife of 30 years. She kicked Jim out of their warm, loving home three years ago. She could not keep living that suffocating life she found herself entrapped in. Jim moaned and yanked the plate of gravy and biscuits out of Beverly's caring hands. "Why do you keep bothering me here Beverly," asks Jim with a raspy, almost death like voice. As they stared at each other, Jim noticed no answer came from the tightly pursed lips of his wife. You can see she wants to cry, and she stands erect and turns around so fast you could feel the breeze come off of her. She stampeded away leaving Jim to his caveman life.
Jim didn't own many things, just war stories and misery. A few of his possessions were a rusty antique alarm clock, a knif
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Make first million after starting own business.
Applied for a loan. Declined due to excessive account activity. Note: Constant purchasing of rare (albeit mint) wicker chairs is not conducive to bank balance. Wife insistent on selling wicker chairs to find money to start business.
Bought new donut recipe book. Learnt how to make category hard donut, 'Diamond Swizzler'. Delma loves them.
James offered to lend the money if he can become a business partner. Potential.
First million still a long way off. Wife still nagging.
Spent savings on replacing the roof of the conservatory when neighbor's tree uprooted in the November storm.
Update: Dogs should never be fed over two donuts a day. Next Year's Resolution likely…? Find enough money to take Delma to the vets. And make more realistic resolution idea.
Find an appropriate business idea.