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Life Long Reads

Retrospection

Going through my old oughties-era writing has been quite the adventure. I realized that it has been fourteen years since my final post on Deviant Art, which means that everything else is older than that. As I explored, I took the liberty of fixing misspellings, typos, and adding some commentary to now-dead links where appropriate. […]

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Life Reshare

The Man and His Film—Short Directed by Mark

Awesome short film directed by my brother Mark.

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Life Long Reads

Family and Birthdays

It’s been an exciting week. Mark and Mom have been visiting us for the first time and we’ve been celebrating “family birthday month.” Mark’s on July 3, Rachel’s on July 8, and mine on July 10. This has been their first time visiting us since we moved, so we’ve been trying to show them as […]

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Life Long Reads

Graduation Season

Last weekend I flew back to Maryland for Mark’s high school graduation. I apologize if I didn’t get to visit you; there’s only so much time to visit people on a short trip. Perhaps over Christmas we’ll be able to stay for a bit longer and be able to have leisurely visits with more people. […]

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Life Long Reads

Operation Turkey Cook

Let’s start with the news you were dying to hear: Operation Turkey Cook was a success. In addition to preparing a delicious bird, Rachel and I created a sumptuous feast that is bound to have us eating leftovers for a week or more. While listening to This American Life, we made cranberry sauce, asparagus, cornbread […]

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Life Long Reads

Trick or Treat? [Updated]

Hallowe’en is fast approaching, and once again I am caught without a costume. I was thinking of hunting down a few accessories at a thrift store so I could be Hipster Hitler, but I’m not sure how well that would go over with folks not privy to the comic. There’s also the possibility of making […]

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Life Short Reads

Happy Birthday, Du

My little brother Mark turns seventeen today. Seventeen! It doesn’t seem that long ago that the two of us were creating our massive Lego setups in the basement. Yet here we are, growing up and hurtling through life like rockets at escape velocity. For a while the five-year difference between us seemed more like a […]

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Life Short Reads

Congratulations Du!

My little brother Mark got his first job today. I’m so excited for him! It’s a big step in the transition from child to adult and I’m confident he’s going to do well. Way to go Du!