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Dad. Husband. Army vet. Enjoy running, cycling, cooking, and guitar.
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1. “Sorry I’m just now getting back to you…”

I’ve been putting you off for as long as I can. Hopefully it’s been long enough so you’ve forgotten what you asked me for, you’ve reached out to someone else, or it’s too late for me to be of any help.

2. “TLDR…”

This isn’t an email I’m sending you, it’s a novel.

I know you won’t read the whole email, so it’s pointless to even send the entire thing — but for some reason I’m sending it anyways.

3. “Hey, just left you a voicemail, slack, gchat, ichat, and carrier pigeon…”

My record for a 1,000 piece jigsaw puzzle is 3 hours, 5 minutes, and 27 seconds

4. “i need this done by Thursday”

I read somewhere that this is how…

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Andrew Hutchinson

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