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Day 16: A book you haven’t read and have no intention of ever reading,.

I will admit that I did read an excerpt of the first book; however, due to me being critical in regards to writing, I didn’t want to waste more of my time reading the book. 160 more words

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A Manifesto or Confession of sorts.

This is just an informal response to what’s going on. For those of you who aren’t familiar, Gov. Scott Walker has proposed cuts to the UW system totaling 300 Million Dollars and has urged professors to “Work harder” to alleviate the burden of the cuts. 456 more words

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More Freaky Humans

“If you want to win anything — a race, your self, your life — you have to go a little berserk.” -George Sheehan

Ali and I were chatting about how CrossFit has evolved as it’s popularity has grown, from a novice perspective.

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My rant on conceptual art

I long for the times when art was accessible for ordinary human being. And I don’t have in mind only dramatic scenes of 19th century classicism, Monet’s ponds or Dalí’s melted landscapes. 402 more words

Beer Microbiology - What is a pellicle?

I am a microbiologist by trade, I have a Ph.D. and have been brewing for over 10 years at this point. A large portion of this blog is dedicated to my own… 1,706 more words

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Honest feelings about hashtags.

Okay. Here’s a thing: 83% of people incorrectly use hashtags on social media. I’m convinced.

For some reason, hashtags are the most difficult thing for the general population to understand. 813 more words

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An Aging Lamentation

In the last week, I’ve come to a painful realization: I’m old. True, 30 didn’t seem that old when I was 28 and I’m sure it won’t sound old when I’m 45, but here in the present, I have to acknowledge what it is. 534 more words

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