Year: 2017

TTOF: A Mini-Manifesto on Letter-Only Words

My latest post on “Thinking Through Our Fingers,” a blog on writing: Because words are tools. As a writer, I refuse to give up any tool for the sake of political correctness. As a writer, I reserve the right to

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TTOF: Deathwatch, David Lee Roth and the Roundness of Hamburgers

My latest post on “Thinking Through Our Fingers,” a blog on writing: One of the most shocking moments of my teenage years came in 1985 (yes, I’m really that old), when I brought home a copy of David Lee Roth’s

Posted in Personal, Writing

26 Takeaways from My First Marathon

Last Saturday, I crossed an item off my bucket list, finishing the Salt Lake City Marathon with a time of 3:52:18. I came in 138th out of 633 runners overall, the 102nd male runner out of 369 and the 9th

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TTOF: The Gamification of Writing

My latest post on “Thinking Through Our Fingers,” a blog on writing: It might sound a little weird, but I figure if there’s anything I can do to streamline the process of pounding out that first draft, I’m willing to

Posted in Running, Writing

Custom Converse All Stars Times Two!

Two weekends a year, I spend ten hours sitting and listening to a religious broadcast. I enjoy the speeches, but if I just sit there I end up falling asleep. To keep my hands busy and my mind active, I’ve

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