Category Archives: Summer of Awesomeness

How to Make Homemade Potato Chips: Summer of Awesomeness: Day 108

According to the Gregorian calendar, the Summer of Awesomeness ended thirteen days ago. However, in keeping with my long-standing tradition of ignoring the advice 16th-century popes, I allowed my Summer of Awesomeness to trickle over into fall for one day, … Continue reading

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Writing Is Better Than Money

This has been a good week for writer me. I finished Chapter 7 of my novel on Tuesday, just a few days after passing the 10,000 word mark. (Incidentally, Tuesday was also the day my blog received its 8,000th view. … Continue reading

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Naked In The Rain (Summer of Awesomeness: Day 60)

Do you remember when you were a child, and the rain called to you as a friend? Parents told you to ignore its call–rain was not appropriate company to keep. But now there’s no one to dictate your social circles, … Continue reading

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Writing, And Living Life As It Was Meant To Be Lived

Dear Reader, I must apologize, for there has been a depressing dearth of passion on the blog of late. This is unforgivable, and it ends now. I am a writer, and I have shoved my craft into a closet for … Continue reading

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Summer of Awesomeness Days 44 and 45: The Dark Knight Rises

When having a truly awesome summer, it’s important to take time to relax. And what better way is there to relax than staying up until four in the morning watching a newly-released blockbuster? Having purchased tickets a few days earlier, … Continue reading

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Misadventures in Meat (or, A Burger Less Boring) — Summer of Awesomeness: Day 37

There are few things as sad as the wanton waste of meat. Yesterday, I was dismayed to discover that two and a half pounds of hamburger meat I had in the fridge was eight days past the use-by date. In … Continue reading

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Summer of Awesomeness: Days 26, 27, and 32: Geocaching

It has been some time since I’ve made a post about the Summer of Awesomeness. Should my loyal readers take this to mean that my life has been…(gasp!)…less awesome? Never, unbelievers! Just the other day, I embarked upon an adventure … Continue reading

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Speed-Blogging: Take This, Life Less Boring

I am not very good at this whole “regular posting” thing. My motivations are squishy, easily dampened things, and it is easy for me to go weeks without posting. But what’s this? My friend and housemate David is currently constructing … Continue reading

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Summer of Awesomeness: Day 1: Cleaning

After staying up until 4 in the morning writing last night’s blog post, I didn’t want to do anything but sleep until work the following evening. But do awesome people sleep their entire day away? Certainly not! So I roused … Continue reading

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The Summer of Unadulterated Awesomeness, Starting in 5, 4, 3…

I need to be more awesome. I mean, sure, I’m pretty awesome already…even my bedhead is awesome: …but there’s always room for more awesomeness. Sheer bloody-minded unsaturated prescription-strength Capitalized distilled concentrated awesomeness. This summer, starting (arbitrarily) tomorrow, I am on … Continue reading

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