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10 Essential Steps for Applying to Grad School

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June 22, 2015 Reflections

Stephen King Quotes: My top 10 blueberries from ‘On Writing’

Photo of my copy — I recently wrapped up Stephen King’s 2001 “memoir of the craft” (better late than never, freshman English class.). In On Writing, the horror master offers the inside scoop about himself, how he climbed the ladder to literary [...]

April 28, 2015 Music & Arts, Reflections

My New Year’s Resolutions….from When I Was 5

Being home at the ‘rents house for the holidays is an annual immersion in nostalgia. Childhood photos on the walls. Boxes of preteen clothes in the closet. Maybe your old bedroom hasn’t been converted into a guestroom—yet. One item that [...]

January 1, 2015 History, Reflections

Jimmy John’s Delivery Drivers, Cyclists Are Danger to Public Safety

— Last night, I was driving on University Avenue about 6:30 p.m. to watch the UF basketball game against Southern Texas. As I was passing the campus on my left, a Jimmy John’s delivery bicyclist cut right in front of my [...]

December 13, 2014 Business, Reflections

Waldo Speed Trap: Law Firm Preparing Class-Action Lawsuit Against City

Since I first received a speeding ticket in Waldo, Florida, and wrote about the shady practices of its police force last year, a lot has happened. Five officers told the Waldo City Council in August that police Chief Mike Szabo [...]

October 17, 2014 Reflections

I Know What I Saw, Hofbrauhaus

Earlier this month, the Telegraph newspaper and some blogs followed up on a video I made from my summer trip to Germany. It shows a server at the famed Hofbrauhaus beer hall telling an Asian customer that she can’t sit [...]

September 27, 2014 Business, Reflections, Travel & Culture