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Apparently I Wrote a Book

Apparently I Wrote a Book


Posted By on May 25, 2017

I woke up this morning and saw a headline titled “50 Challenges You Can Start Today.” I wonder what sort of person reads that and goes “HELL YES, MOTHERFUCKER! Bring it ON!” I know those people exist. I am not one of them. The fact that I have to work today AND pick up kids from school AND go to CVS AND cook dinner so people can leave early for evening activities AND go get some straggling crap out of my old...

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Farewell, fair circus


Posted By on May 21, 2017

The circus is closing. THE circus. The big one. The biggest one there ever was. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey.   For a brief period in my 20s — about a year and a half — I was a promoter for Feld Entertainment, the company that owns Ringling, Disney on Ice, and several other entertainment properties. Me and my fellow promoters were the people responsible for making sure you knew the show was coming to town and that your...

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Movin’ Out


Posted By on May 7, 2017

After a long silence, I’ve barfed up a long blog post for you. There are two sections to this one. I’m telling you this now so you can maximize your reading pleasure by only reading those sections that you feel like reading. I’m nice like that. Here’s what I’ll cover in each section: HolymotherofGod, we’re moving again We are moving to a dump Section 1: So long, lovely house We’re moving. Not...

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Hi! I never write about this stuff … but I just spent way too long trying to find the answer online so I thought I’d share this in case other people are looking, too. I’m currently tracking my food intake with my FitBit. It’s pretty cool. I won’t say too much about the device because this isn’t meant to be a product review, but I think it has one of the more user-friendly food tracking apps. Plus,...

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      Let’s just take a moment to recap as we close out week two of Donald Trump’s presidency. Lies we’ve been told: 1. Crowd size – despite photographs that we all view with our own eyes that show the truth 2. Voter fraud – despite ZERO evidence 3. A video of supposed intelligence gathered during a high-risk military operation turns out to be 10 years old 4. Muslims from Iran, Iraq, Libya,...

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Hey! I made up a new holiday and I’d like to invite all of you to celebrate with me! Here’s a little poem to tell you all about it:   THE BEST DAY OF THE YEAR You’ve cooked, you’ve cleaned, you’ve plotted, you’ve schemed to make the holiday bright. Now … you’re tired. Up to your elbows you’re mired in things that were meant to delight. You need a break, a drink (and a cake),...

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