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Summer is always a diet challenge for me, between block party barbecues and trips to the local ice cream parlor. My sweet tooth comes …

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July started off with a bang around these parts. July 1st found me spending the day at the hospital, going back and forth between …

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In many respects, Jason and I are typical. We were married in our mid-twenties as consenting, independent adults. We waited until we were ready …

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Last weekend I was running through the Happiest Place on Earth, but as the saying goes – there’s no rest for the weary. I’m …

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The office at my new job checks a lot of the typical “start-up culture perk” checkboxes – a Foosball table in the kitchen, open …

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At any given moment, I have as many as four cameras on my person. My cell phone is always with me, and it definitely …

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There’s enough to worry about when hosting a party – food, drinks, cleaning your house so you can actually have people over – that …

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Last November, after months of anticipation, my friend Tara and I finally embarked upon the free weekend at Walt Disney World that I won …

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By any measure, Jason and I are nerds. Huge, techy nerds. We’re both in nerdy jobs, we have obscenely nerdy amounts of computer hardware …