On Not Having to Repeat the Past

Last week I wrote about a negative story about revisiting the past. It was about looking back on something that I wasn’t fond of, but ultimately though might’ve made me a better person. Today I’m also going to write about revisiting the past again, but about revisiting a happy time. I’m going to be writing

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Weekly Check In: Reflections on One Year Ago

Editor’s note: I wrote this at approximately 10:00 PM on Wednesday, November 8th, but am just publishing it now, on Friday, November 9th, which will make it a little less timely, and probably kill some of the hypothetical Twitter zeitgeist I could’ve accumulated, but I had a busy week at work, and I’m a slow

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Hickory Run State Park Shenanigans

The hike to Hawk Falls in Hickory Run State Park is a particularly beautiful one, especially in the fall, and especially on a sunny, crisp, 50-something degree day like this past Saturday.  It’s a gentle downhill descent through an abundance of multi-colored foliage, the bulk of which hadn’t yet been shed (shout out to global

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Ax Throwing in Philly

Before we start, I need to get something out of the way. Last week I told you I was going to check out Urban Axes in Philly. Last week I said I had a feeling I’d be pretty good. I was not.  I was the 2nd worst one in our group of ten. Moving on.

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A Quick Trip to Cleveland

I never thought I’d be saying that I really want to plan a future trip to Cleveland, but, here we are. I didn’t just pick Cleveland randomly. I was there this weekend for a cousin’s wedding, literally, for almost exactly 25 hours. It was a quick trip, leaving early Saturday morning, and heading out at

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Weekly Check In: A Weekend Full of Weapons

It’s my friend Eric’s bachelor party this weekend.  I’ve been very excited about it ever since plans for what it was going to entail have been formalized. Eric is one of my more docile friends, so I was a bit surprised to see how aggressive the weekend was going to be. We’re going ax throwing

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