Aaron Townsend

Aaron Townsend

I am a 36 year old who has had a wide variety of experiences over my lifetime. I have been a taxi cab driver, an over the road truck driver, a salesperson and so much more.

My passions in life are writing, photography, web design and travel. I have been to over 20 different countries spanning 3 different continents and I am proficient in both English and German.

I grew up in the industrial town of Midland Michigan, and at the age of 10 I moved to Germany where I stayed for nearly 5 years. I attended the International school of Hamburg for the first six months until my German was passable, at which point I moved to a local school.

I have been married and divorced and have an amazing daughter whom I love very much. I am currently living in Texas and working in the oilfields as a vacuum truck driver.
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I am a highschool graduate with some college.

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Live life how you want to live but cause no harm.

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  • First Person: For Some, a High School Diploma Instead of a GED Doesn't Matter
    With a GED, you can still lead a successful life. You can be accepted into numerous colleges, or, like me, move on to well paying, safety sensitive careers. Having only a GED is not a death sentence.
  • Enjoying a Night on the Town, Movies Versus Television
    There is something uncanny about watching television that just doesn't come close to the big screen. Seeing a movie in a theater isn't just about the movie itself, it's the whole package.
  • My Father
    A remembrance of my father
  • A New Years Resolution from a Single Parent
    Too many children are living in homes without their biological father being present. My daughter is no longer going to be a statistic. Goodbye 2012, and welcome 2013!
  • Our Guardian Angel in a Jeep
    Driving home to Gwinn, in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, my wife and I ran into trouble and a guardian angel driving in a Jeep.
  • National Stupid Day
    Follow me through a brief narrative of the day I experienced today.
  • Detroit Tigers Haiku
    With the final game needed to clinch the Central League Title, the Tigers have inspired their fans again!
  • Growing Up with Tourette's Syndrome
    Misunderstood and misdiagnosed, how Tourette's Syndrome affected my life.
  • Living Green - Three Days in Michigan's U.P
    On a recent trip to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, I was torn out of my city life and forced to live green for three days. This is my story.
  • When the Lights Go Out
    It's one of those days. The power has been out for 3 hours and you've got no idea what to do. Here is a list of 10 things you can do to alleviate the boredom.
  • Off Road Trucking: Texas
    Truck drivers are finding Texas to be a profitable, but sometimes dangerous place to work. There are currently hundreds of positions available across the state for those few who are willing to to make sacrifices in other aspects of their life, and health.
  • Digital Heroin - My Gaming Addiction
    Online games can be dangerous. They can take over your life as much as drug use can. Gaming can ruin your family life, affect your job performance and more. When your sense of reality and your online gaming start to merge, it might be time for a change.

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