Just Checking In While Life Happens

For the past many months, I really haven’t been blogging. Life in general has been too stingy to give me a chance to sit and write about whatever is on my mind. There’s been a lot on my mind, but not enough minutes in the day to capture it in words. Even as I post this, I have no idea where I’m going with it. I just felt compelled More...

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By David Gaines On Friday, June 8th, 2012
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14 Years Later, I Finally Found the Look that Reflects What’s in My Head

All my life I wanted to be a journalist. Ideally the Redskins beat writer at the Washington Post then eventually I’d move on the become the editor-in-chief. My dream career was to write for the masses.  More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, June 11th, 2011
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Where I’m Getting My Checks From Now

UPDATE: Well, you can read this post, but really, this one is more interesting.   By now everyone knows that recruiting and the staffing industry is a career for me. It’s a passion. There’s a More...

By David Gaines On Tuesday, March 1st, 2011
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“We’re Getting The Band Back Together…”

After spending the past 3 months at home with Najwa, it’s time for me to get back to work. TSi Staffing and I parted ways in November when they had to layoff 25 percent of the staff [that would only be me, More...

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By David Gaines On Thursday, February 3rd, 2011
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I Mean I Really Love Fatherhood!

Having a child definitely has a way of changing the way you converse with people. One moment you’re deciding which club to go to; the next it’s all about your child. And the more people I can share More...

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By David Gaines On Saturday, September 18th, 2010
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Introducing Najwa Mi Museo Gaines!!!

Najwa Mi Museo is finally home! No more calling the nurse for room service; no more calling then nurse when Najwa turns red; no more calling the nurse to change a diaper. It’s for real now. So now — I call Nduku! Everyone More...

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By David Gaines On Monday, July 5th, 2010
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You’re Invited to Our BaByQ Shower/Cookout!

It’s pretty amazing how two blue lines can change your priorities. Instantly. Nearly seven months ago Nduku and I decided we wanted to have a child. In two months we’ll be welcoming a baby girl into More...