New Year’s In Florida

This story comes from my senior year in high school, 1999-2000. A friend and I, being bored and wanting an adventure, decided that we would like to see the band Phish’s New Years’ show. We drained our savings accounts, bought plane tickets and booked hotels five days before the show began. How? Well, this was…
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Buses: Why I Don’t Ride Them Anymore

It was in 2003 when I traveled to Wyoming from St. Cloud on a bus, and it was one of the most miserable times of my life. I had a couple of friends working out at a resort at the Grand Tetons and being bored and whacked out on too many Jack Kerouac novels, I…
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The Wedding

Just to get this out of the way, because it is embarrassing. Just hours before my wedding, I ended up in the emergency room after accidentally stepping on a champagne flute. I ended up with stitches and a bum foot for one of the biggest days in my life. No more about my foot. A…
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Sci-Fi

For many years I’ve considered myself to be an anti-science fiction type of guy. Then, after some reevaluating of shows, movies and books I own or have enjoyed, I’ve come to the shocking conclusion. I’m a nerd. I looked at my book collection and saw Kurt Vonnegut, Douglas Adams, Aldous Huxley and George Orwell among…
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Mix Cds

The debate on how to make the perfect mix CD for any occasion has been argued for many, many years. Making one alone is hard enough, but my fiancé and I found on Sunday that two people on the job can be a bit more difficult. Since our wedding is Saturday, we spent much of…
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