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The Five Stages Of Writing (or I Feel Your Pain)

Like dealing with grief, writing also has five stages. STAGE ONE – Caffeination Most writing begins with some sort of stimulant. Much writing is done late at night because writers are so easily distracted during the day and fail to

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Posted in Blog, Word Nerd

Spammers Aren’t Even Trying Anymore (or If You’re Going To Try To Screw Me, You Could At Least Buy Me Dinner)

So, I’m checking my blog stats today, because I’m {narcissistic|a responsible person|bored|compulsive}, and I notice that I’ve gotten twice as many spam comments as I have real comments from readers like you. On my other blog, that ratio is ten

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Posted in 3(Blah) + 3(Yada) = (Blog), Blog

Cleanup Your Act On Aisle Three (or Holiday Spirit Is Also Known As Rum)

It is important at this time of year to observe a few simple rules when shopping to avoid unnecessary delays and hurt feelings, so here is my seasonal shopping guide, or Modern Etiquette for the Socially Challenged Part Four Holiday

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Posted in Blog, Whine Tasting

I’ve Been Routed (or You Get What You Pay For)

  So there was no post on Friday because my router decided to die. Of course it chooses to pack it in when I don’t have a job or any money to spare. And not any time in the previous

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I Need A Job (or None Need Apply)

Sean Sandulak verbatimgibberish.com    Objective I am currently looking for a position where I don’t have to do a lot but still get paid tons of money for it. Tons of money! Like board of directors. Or SEO consultant. But

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Posted in Announcements, Blog

I Redefine The Phrase Puppy Muffins (or Get Behind Me, Satan)

So, a nun cut in front of me in line at the pharmacy today. That sounds like the start of a bad joke. And I guess in a way it is. The only way it would be funnier is if

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Posted in Blog, I'm Just Saying

Anatomy of Customer Service (or Do You Want My Money or Not?)

Based on a true story. Apply for new credit card. Get accepted for new credit card. Wait for new credit card. Wait longer for new credit card. Get a letter that tells me to go to post office to get

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Posted in Blog, Whine Tasting

I Know You’re My Friend But I Don’t Like You (or Adventures In Facebooking)

So, after avoiding it for many years, I finally caved and started a Facebook account. I’ve always been more of a Twitter guy. I like the brevity and simplicity of it. Facebook always seemed more like your parents’ social media.

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Posted in Blog, Things I know less about than I think

Noisy Neighbour Update (or I’ll Blow Your House Down)

I’ll make this one short and sweet because I know you’ve got better things to do this weekend than reading my blog. I’ve been a little busy to this week what with being Freshly Pressed and all. (Humblebrag) So, now

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Death To Emoticons (or Put On A Happy Face)

I have never used an emoticon and I never will. Back in the days of green screen monitors and five-and-a-half inch floppy disks, someone figured out that a colon, a dash, and a parenthesis looked a little like a happy

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