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This is it! Badge of Awesome is now live.

Phew. Well, after a lot of hard work and a lot of screaming obscenities at my computer screen when I couldn’t figure out why some images were loading while others weren’t, I’m thrilled to announce that the Badge of Awesome … Continue reading

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Oh, the things we do: A call for submissions

The world is full of great things to do, both close to home and in far-flung places. I want to hear about them! I’m looking for submissions of photos, videos and stories of awesome things you’ve done. As I mentioned … Continue reading

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Badge of Awesome

As my online serial novel comes to its thrilling conclusion this month over at Plot Hinge, I’m excited to let you know about my next project. In July I’ll be launching Badge of Awesome: an online magazine celebrating the many … Continue reading

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Moving Musings: Realizing I don’t need 21 coffee mugs

I moved to Waterloo last week. What a friggin’ chore. May was a marathon month filled with boxing, purging, cursing, organizing, cursing, cleaning and more cursing. Here are 15 reflections from my move this time around.

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Lookin’ Good at Timmy Ho’s: A lesson in self-awareness

Damn you tequila. Damn you to hell. This was the first thought that crossed my mind when I woke up this past Sunday morning. I laid sprawled out on my cousin Phil’s couch, whose bachelor party we had been celebrating … Continue reading

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Big Ol’ Jar of Coins: The little things add up

It takes a long friggin’ time to roll two years-worth of spare change. My decision to suck it up and roll my coins last week was motivated by a few things: I don’t want to lug all my change with … Continue reading

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The Ugliest Pie in the Land: Dealing with life’s curveballs

My roommate Shane and I are typical bachelors in many ways. I’ve got a Superman poster in my bedroom. Shane’s got a bunch of Star Wars toys in his. The furniture in our place is a mishmash of used pieces, … Continue reading

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