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Tis the Season… for the Flu

Fever. Cough. Sore throat. Fatigue. Swollen tonsils. Stuffy nose. Runny nose. Stuffy runny nose. Headaches. Body aches. Chills. Crappy sleep. No appetite. Dehydration. Hallucinations. Yes, my friends, tis the season. I've been heavily medicated and couch-bound for the past two days, which doesn't seem like a lot, but when you're there, it seems like eternity.… Continue reading Tis the Season… for the Flu

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How to Survive Winter in New Hampshire

After spending three and a half years at university in beautiful sunny Florida, it's a real struggle re-acclimating to northern winters. Sure, I grew up in this frozen wasteland, give or take a hundred miles, but it's been a while since I've had to endure more than the two weeks of Christmas break in the… Continue reading How to Survive Winter in New Hampshire

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First Snow

Well, maybe it can't in all honesty be called first snow. It did snow about a week ago, but it didn't stick at all, and was melted by the time I got to work in the morning. But this is the first snow, the kind that makes it so you can't see on the highway and you… Continue reading First Snow

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Catching Waves

The first, and only, time I've ever been surfing was in the cold Atlantic of north-ish Ireland (not to be mistaken for Northern Ireland). It was a cold day in the summer of 2012, it was raining, it was freezing. It was one of the most exhilarating experiences of my life. To start with, I… Continue reading Catching Waves