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Cookie Mail

Last night I baked off some cookies. We ate them together at the table. Harbour wanted me to save one for him to have today. He was very concerned about it; asking to be sure I’d saved it. I pulled some parchment out of the drawer and made a quick-and-dirty envelope for the cookie, discovered that Scotch tape doesn’t adhere to parchment (well), wrote his name on the outside, discovered Sharpie pens don’t adhere to parchment (well), and let him know I’d hold onto his cookie mail until tomorrow.

International Mountain Day

I'm told it's International Mountain Day, so I thought it'd be a good time to share some photos from the mountains of Colorado. My wife and I recently went out there to visit my aunt, uncle, and cousins for the first time. We were speechless most of the time. It's a...

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Chasing My Voice. I’m Vlogging Now.

Chasing My Voice. I’m Vlogging Now.

Because all the other things weren't enough, I am now making an attempt to vlog. Why? I'm hoping to find inspiration to do other things, by doing one thing. I'm holding myself accountable for some things I'm trying to accomplish because I have trust issues, and I...

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Beard Stuff

Beard Stuff

I think I'm going to shave my beard and do the daily picture thing so I can have a fun time-lapse video of the re-growth this time next year. The beard trend has been pretty fun, I'll admit. I've worn some kind of facial hair since my freshman year of college...

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Birthday, 2015

Birthday, 2015

This year's birthday selfie was a little more difficult than the past few have been. It's kind of hard to look at one's self and accept the consequences of a year filled with stress and a seemingly non-stop schedule. I have more hair than last year. Mostly in the chin...

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Yelp? No, thanks.

Yelp? No, thanks.

I encourage that if you want to leave reviews for businesses you use something other than Yelp. Yelp borderline harasses business owners with unending sales calls, doesn't offer good ways for owners to address crazy reviews, and in my mind discourages community. They...

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Music Mondays: The Staggering Genius by Superdrag

I chose this video from one of Superdrag's Conan appearances. My band, Love AppleĀ had played a show with them about a week earlier and while this video capture is pretty blurry, we were pretty sure John was sporting one of our little buttonsĀ on his guitar strap. I...

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Advance to Community Chest

Advance to Community Chest

We've been itching to tell what we're having and we finally got the news out to all the Grandparents, so here it is all internet-official for the world to see. We decided that instead of using one of the many great ideas out there for this kind of announcement, we'd...

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