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The Road

“You better calm down. You’re on the road to timeout dude.” He hears my wife. I know he does because...

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Sober Apollo

The Greeks knew human nature well, deifying the characteristics most archetypal to the human experience. They flocked to Apollo’s shrine...

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Storing Stones

The diner’s menu was thick like a dictionary, laminated pages protecting pictures of entrees. You don’t need the menu to...

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Murphy’s Law

Murphy’s Law states that what can go wrong will go wrong. Over the past two weeks, my life has been an...

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Lives Unfiltered September

The #LifeUnfiltered series began as a post, encouraging people to celebrate the simple life and to find meaning in the mundane. This month’s...

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#AmWriting

I used to lump Twitter together with texting, both responsible for a decline in language, both creating a generation of...

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Machination

A Rube Goldberg machine is a deliberately over-complicated mechanism that performs a simple task, named for the cartoonist Goldberg who...

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Opportunity Cost

Opportunity cost is an economics term. Anytime we make a decision, what we give up in that choice is the...

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I Am Not Anonymous

I had the opportunity to meet Kate Meyer and Tom Goris, co-creators of I Am Not Anonymous. Kate’s photography and...

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The void of more

Life doesn’t come with a posted speed limit. And I’ve never been good at gauging what my limits are. This...