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On the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek

With the official release of Hedonistic Hops just a week away, I participated in an author interview yesterday… and subsequently kicked myself for one of my answers. The question was something like “If you were stranded on a desert island, what 3 books would you want to have with you?”. Without hesitation, my reply was […]

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Sad to “Kiss Them Goodbye”…

A couple months ago, I came across a notice that upset me greatly – The Nylons were going on a farewell tour, before calling it quits. I want to talk about what all transpired as a result, but I warn you – this is going to be the most emo post I’ve ever written. Probably […]

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Tornado Recovery Update: Iron River Construction Review

Last night I received a disturbing, unprofessional email from the construction company we hired after the tornado. I’m still not sure if the fact that yesterday was exactly 4 years and six months from the day of the tornado makes the ordeal we’ve been going through even more sad, or if I should laugh about […]

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Canadian Election Cocktails

This Canadian election has been the craziest I have ever seen in my entire life. In my experience (up til 9 years ago when I moved, anyway).. our elections are usually pretty boring compared to the USA. We don’t really get big sex scandals, or many of the “OMG DID YOU HEAR WHAT HE/SHE SAID!?” […]

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Canada, We Need to Talk

Today I have “write a Thanksgiving blog entry” on my schedule, as Canadian Thanksgiving is only a week away. The first thing I read this morning was an article about a young Muslim woman being attacked in Toronto, and all thoughts of turkey and pumpkin pie left my head. Apologies in advance, I have to […]

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