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Ignore Your Happy and Face the Consequences

currently playing on my laptop: Close to Me by the Cure I’ve heard loads of people say things like “Make your life what you want it to be” and “If you hate your job, quit and do something else” and … Continue reading

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Really Listening to Reviews

currently playing on my laptop: M62 Song by The Doves In addition to working myself up over a game I never watch during this Super Bowl weekend, I perused several reader reviews on youtube. I focused on books that have the same genre, … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget Your Local History!

currently playing on my laptop: The Silver Tent by Ramin Djawadi As you are well aware, I’m a gigantic history nerd. I travel all over this planet gathering stories and eating amazing things and touching all the artifacts I shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Keeping It Hot: Firepots, Hypocausts, and Flames Underfoot

currently playing on my laptop: The Way It Will Be by Gillian Welch Our ancestors were not always freezing their important bits off as some of us may imagine. They were actually rather clever. Nomadic, semi-nomadic, and occasional trip-taking peoples … Continue reading

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#AMWRITING Character Inspiration

currently playing on my laptop: Stay Crunchy by Ronald Jenkees A couple weeks back, I frolicked my happy, history nerd self through the hallowed Great Hall at Westminster. While there, I of course allowed my writer brain to wander. I … Continue reading

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Backstory Brings the Boom

currently playing on my iPod: Coward by Hayden Calnin Today brings yet another shameless attempt for me to relieve my week in Italy. I DO have a point to make though. Promise. Scouts honor. When you visit a place, it … Continue reading

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The Old and the New in Edinburgh

currently playing on my iPod: Breezeblocks by Alt-J My vibe here is usually loud, fun-loving, full-on history and music geek. Today I feel…reflective. Grab your tea and perfect your knowing nod. Here we go. When you visit cities long inhabited, the … Continue reading

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