Monthly Archives: October 2014

How to survive a zombie outbreak

DISCLAIMER: The events in the following essay have not yet happened. This was an assignment for one of my college classes, so do not be alarmed when you read the part about everyone you love being dead. The world, as … Continue reading

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The art of the ambidextrous blow dry

I’ve recently ramped up my weight training, because winter is coming and I want to be able to shovel without pulling something. As I’ve been doing more lifting, I’ve been noticing that my left arm is significantly weaker than my … Continue reading

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McDonald’s complaint letter

I wrote the following letter – and mailed it – a few years ago. I’ve decided to re-post on my new blog because I never received a response from the company. Maybe now I will… McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Ltd. … Continue reading

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The mutant turkey from hell

I do not enjoy cooking. The prospect of preparing an entire holiday meal is enough to make me want to hide in a closet, shut the door and turn off the lights forever. Thankfully, the holiday meal preparation in our … Continue reading

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What I’m thankful for…

Thanksgiving is the time of year when people reflect on what they are proud of, what they are thankful for and who they love. I’ve been thinking about the things I’m thankful for over the past week, and here is … Continue reading

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The Dr. Kay Scarpetta Series

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a medical examiner? Read any novel in Patricia Cornwell’s Dr. Kay Scarpetta Series, and you’ll quickly find out. There are currently four main characters in the series, and each one has their own, distinct … Continue reading

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A look back on a summer of running

The leaves are slowly changing from green to gold, which means my summer of running outside is coming to a close. I will definitely attempt winter running this year, but I’m going to miss the sunshine and warmth that go … Continue reading

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