Category Archives: buddies

Everybody needs friends. These are mine. Won’t you be my neighbor?

Fan Art: Waffledogs Forever

Getting fan mail is pretty cool. But one better is fan art, which I was over the moon to receive from my new friend Robert. Robert likes Temp: An Accidental Fairytale, and recently during a long-winded conference call he took … Continue reading

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Scoop: Dagorhir Slices Up Fun at Blackburn Park

Did you miss me? Aw, that’s sweet. I’m around, but I’ve been busy working on the sequel to Temp and contributing to my alma mater’s alumni blog. If you’re a Mayer fan, then bless you. Enjoy this post about the … Continue reading

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How Lawnmower Debt Made Me a Better Writer

This week, I’m ditching my own blog in favor of guest starring on Washington & Lee’s schmancy new alumni blog. It’s headed up by a snappy young gent by the name of Ryan Catherwood, a guy with a great vision … Continue reading

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Google’s Newest Product: God

Google has come out with a lot of ritzy gadgets. There’s Google Voice, Chat, TV, you name it. Google is an invaluable tool to me because it answers all my questions. It’s a warm and faithful servant that never lets … Continue reading

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I Declare the Season’s Coolest New Holiday Tradition: Revenge

This time of year, people like to talk a lot of b.s. about giving, the magic of the season, etc. I’d like to take a different tack and talk about a new seasonal theme that, in my opinion, is just … Continue reading

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Holiday Queries: What to Give People Who Want Nothing

With the holidays coming up, a lot of people find themselves in a pickle. Not a cute pickle ornament on the tree that means a dinky prize if you find it first, but a real honest to goodness problem. If … Continue reading

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The Pursuit of Non-Tragedy

This week isn’t so much of a blog as it is a call to arms from all you happy people out there. You know who you are. The ones who smile a lot and tend to wear their frowns in … Continue reading

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Turns Out Invasive Species Aren’t That Hard to Kill

Before you jump into this week’s literary hill of beans, make sure you read last week’s post to get caught up on the action. (Lights come up) So there I was, sitting at my desk, knowing there was a captivating stranger … Continue reading

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Concept of Invasive Species Finally Hits Home

Ask any Hawaiian, and they’ll tell you that invasive species are no joke. Seriously. Before people arrived on that jaw-dropping plot of paradise, a new species was only introduced to the island every 30,000 years. Today, it’s something like six-bajillion … Continue reading

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Free, Free, Free at Last (But Just For Today)

I love contests. The rattle of plastic balls in the bingo tumbler at the old folks home, the glint of a golden ticket peeking out of a chocolate bar, and best of all, the shuffling whisper of names in a … Continue reading

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