Author Archives: Jay Furr

2017

Lots and lots and lots of stuff has happened to the Furr family in 2017 — and by Furr family, I guess I should say “Jay and Carole Furr” since the larger Furr family kind of blew up last year … Continue reading

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$47,750

Hi, all. I wanted to drop you a note to thank you for all the support you’ve given me — and the Susan G Komen Foundation — over the last 10 years. When I started taking part in the Breast … Continue reading

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Support Your Local Sea Otter

Friends of the Sea Otter, a California non-profit that works to protect endangered sea otter populations, is selling “Sea Otter Awareness Week 2017” t-shirts to raise funds. Get yours here: https://www.bonfire.com/friends-of-the-seas-campaign/

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2017 Atlanta Susan G. Komen 3-Day

Hi, all. In October I’ll be taking part in the Komen 3-Day again (this time in Atlanta); this will be my 17th walk and my 25th event overall in the ten years I’ve been taking part. I’ve got the usual … Continue reading

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*What* societal gun violence problem?

Seen at Burlington International Airport today: I don’t know if it adds anything to the story to mention that I was wearing a Virginia Tech t-shirt at the time. But other than my snarky title for this post, words more … Continue reading

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Mea culpa. Mea maxima culpa.

I apologize to everyone for being a tiresomely annoying, self-centered, whiny, attention-whoring, angry, malicious jerk. I wish I could make amends to everyone I’ve harmed. Since I can’t, I am planning on more-or-less permanently deactivating all my social media accounts. … Continue reading

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Clinical Depression

I don’t think I’ve ever come right out and thanked my friends and co-workers and family members for being understanding and tolerant where my clinical depression is concerned. I’ve been mostly focused on saying “Look, I know what a huge … Continue reading

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