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Today is my 27th Birthday

Well my dear readers, its that time of year again. Today is my birthday, my 27th birthday to be specific. Much like last year, I’m spending the day quietly – if there is one lesson I’ve certainly learned over the past 27 years, it’s that

Top 10 College Tips

With students heading back to college across the country, as I sit in my office, a funny thought strikes me. I’m not a college student anymore. I graduated last December, I’ve been working at a daily newspaper since April, you think I’d be used to

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Today I start working at The Progress-Index

I didn’t want to say anything before now, but in hindsight, it was probably a good sign when roughly half of my job interview was spent with my potential boss and I mutually geeking out over local Civil War sites and military history. Now that

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No Astronauts had Astronaut Ice Cream

How many of you have ever eaten Astronaut Ice Cream? You know, that chalky, freeze-dried not-at-all tasty block of ice cream you find sold in foil packages in museum gift shops across the country? You probably at some point of your childhood pestered your parents to

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Some thoughts on turning 26

It’s December 20th yet again my dear readers, which means one thing – it’s my birthday, and I am turning 26 years old. I’m spending the day rather quietly compared to years past – some well-cooked steaks, a bottle of good bourbon, and some old