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I Need You To Gun It

I still remember the intent look in his eyes. This was serious. We paused at the crest of a hill, looking down the embankment and up the other side across a small ravine. He stepped off his snowmobile, which was something that no one ever did. With as much snow as had fallen, trying to […]

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Changes

Over seven years ago I started fixing people’s websites in my basement for extra cash, and I quickly found out that I really liked doing it. I found out pretty quickly that solving difficult problems for people was something that brought me real happiness, and it wasn’t long before I left a cushy full time […]

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The 15:17 to Paris is the worst movie I’ve seen in a very long time

I saw The 15:17 to Paris last night and I haven’t been able to stop thinking about it because it was the worst movies I’ve seen in a very long time. And not even the type of bad movie that you can laugh away. Truly awful. What these three young men did to save lives […]

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Shooters Shoot

If all of Twitter disappeared tomorrow I wouldn’t be upset at all, except for the loss of NBA Twitter. If you’re not familiar, NBA Twitter is the one part of Twitter left that’s truly delightful. There’s so much trash talk. SO MUCH trash talk. Everyone is dissing each other and the hot takes fly off […]

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Should I Ride an Amtrak Train with Kids?

On a whim we decided to try and take the train on an end of summer family vacation. It’s something we’ve talked about quite a few times before, but never gone through with it for one reason or another. Nearly every person we talked to about it gave us the same response: “OH! We’ve talked […]

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Dear Pixar, Thank You

This is something I wrote years ago on a different blog I used to have, but after seeing Inside Out yesterday, I was reminded how awesome Pixar is, and what a special place their creations have in my life. So today I bring back Dear Pixar, Thank You. Entertainment seems to be a hot button […]

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Drive Fast and Take Chances

When I first got my driver’s license I was ready to fly out the door every time I had the chance. There was a 3-speed 1979 Chevy Silverado with my name on it whenever I had enough money to fill the gas tank. Pretty much every time I grabbed my keys to head out the door, […]