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Technology

How to Keep News from Monopolizing Your Life

I haven’t read the news regularly in a year or so and I never watch the news on TV. At a time when I was really struggling with distraction and anxiety I found that the constant feed of noise and depressing garbage didn’t help. Weird, right? So one day I deleted all of my news […]

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Food

Give the Gift of 11 Herbs and Spices This Year

Fun fact: the First Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise opened in Utah in 1952. Not-so-fun fact: Colonel Sanders’ first name is apparently Harland which is the 2nd most Southern name. The first most Southern name is Bocephus. The most Southern name hierarchy as we know it is officially: Bocephus Harland Hank The most popular name for […]

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Life

The Local Citrus Scandal

I have a vice. Well, I have several but we’re going to focus on one today. I love soda. And right now in Utah there’s a fancy soda craze sweeping the region. These little soda shops are cropping up like black mold in a Louisiana swamp and the idea is that you take perfectly good […]

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Life

The Little Curiosities

It took me 38 years to recognize all the little things that I realize. Put another way, it wasn’t until very recently that I realized how differently I see the world than almost everyone else. Like the time I could see the slow-motion internal dilemma of a fellow middle-aged man reaching for a copy of […]

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Life

Have you ever been roasted by a 7-year-old​?

We all know what a Roast is, right? They started back in the mid-century 1900s with Dean Martin, I believe, and the idea is that someone brings together a group of people they really like and trust and the collective then proceeds to take personal shots until the guest of honor is either crying because […]

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Life

Welcome to Mooseport

We were already married when I found out you had been paying 10 cents for every single text that we sent back and forth the entire time we were dating. I started to do the mental math and my brain overheated because I knew how many late nights we spent furiously finger-typing until 2 am. […]

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Life

Glue

Brady would be mortified if he knew I were writing this so if you see him in the street, please keep this particular post on the down-low. He deserves all the attention that we could possibly ever give him, but the last thing he wants is the praise and limelight. I’m hoping he’ll appreciate this […]

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Technology

Apps That I Use Every Single Day

Curating a list of apps that I use every single day was harder than I thought it was going to be. There are many many apps that I use almost every single day, but there are exactly ten that I can say I use literally every single day. And so I don’t perjure myself in […]