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November 7th

So my BFF Jill ...uh I mean Phil... is 12 days from her birthday and it's time for some brainstorming. What do you get a 24 year old who has one child, one days from being born, and ...I don't even know? It's strange to think of gifts for a person, even one you know… Continue reading November 7th

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Let’s get excited for a moment.

Anyone who has had more than, say, three life experiences knows that great surprises come in all shapes and sizes. This time my surprise came in the shape of a long lost friend offering me a great opportunity. My plans for moving to China in January to teach English have remained surprisingly cohesive for the… Continue reading Let’s get excited for a moment.

memory lane

RIP Tommy

On Monday night, somebody very important to me passed away. His name was Tom Magliozzi, and he was co-host of the radio show Car Talk, along with his brother Ray. I never had the pleasure of meeting Tommy, but he was a weekly guest in my family's home growing up. My childhood I guess was… Continue reading RIP Tommy