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Oh hi there!

Been a while, meaning it’s about time for another “oh darn I haven’t blogged in awhile so here’s an update” sort of post. Darn, I haven’t blogged in awhile, so here’s an update. I haven’t been blogging as much for a few reasons, but the main one is that I’m focusing on other work right...
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Andrew Dawkins said some fantastic things about protest.

"I was taught that justice is, you know, a right that ever American should have. Also, justice should be the goal of every American. I think that's what makes this country special. And to me, justice means that the innocent should be found innocent. It means that those who do wrong should get their due...
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Best run ever.

This is what happens when you run when you don't feel like running.
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Being Jonah’s Dad

Jonah's only three months old, but he's already made me a way better human being, which is no small accomplishment
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What ‘The American Dream’ means today to artist Adrienne Jensen

An artist shares her thoughts on what the American Dream means today. Part of the 'Behind Your Drive' series.
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What ‘The American Dream’ Means To Entrepreneur Ian Blair of The Blair Group

A successful entrepreneur and the principal of a business consulting firm shares his thoughts on the modern American Dream.
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Be boring in your life so you can be wild in your work.

My life looks kind of boring. But that's on purpose. Here's why.
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[BYD] What ‘The American Dream’ means to newspaper publisher Rick Stewart

When you think of big sexy American dreams, you don't necessarily think of running a set of community weekly newspapers and teaching college kids at a tiny liberal arts school. But this is, exactly and a thousand percent, Rick's dream, and it always has been.
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[BYD] What ‘The American Dream’ means to Emmy-winning ESPN Editor Jay Lovinger.

"But I was smart, and I was able to reinvent myself. This, to me, is the American Dream — that anyone, at least in theory, CAN reinvent themselves."
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What does ‘The American Dream’ mean today? [BYD]

Some say the American Dream is dead. Is it though? Announcing a new series, Behind Your Drive. And a giveaway!
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Better body, better brain.

The secret to a healthier, smarter, even bigger brain? Move.
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When the dog won’t stop barking.

Our dog Jack was the sweetest and most loving dog in the world until we left him alone, and then he turned into a monster that destroyed our house and howled so loud that neighbors complained. Here's what we ended up having to do about him, which turned out to be all life-lesson-y and whatnot.
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Robin Williams and the truth about depression.

Depression sucks. Only thing worse is how little people understand it — and how much they can help.
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My iPhone Might Have Ruined My Kid

This is for everyone who’s gonna have to deal with my kid in the future, probably even the start of a series you could maybe call “WHAT TO BLAME FOR WHAT’S WRONG WITH BRANDON’S KID.” Entry 1. Technology is RUINING OUR CHILDREN, PEOPLE. I’m lying on the couch the other day, Jonah’s like five seconds...
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Running

I've always hated running, until suddenly, now I don't.
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‘Dees ees a vaste of toime! PUSHUPS!’

For whatever stupid reason, blogging scares me, and I was sitting here watching old episodes of How I Met Your Mother and trying to write another blog post about announcing my new book and sharing my heart and all that, and I was getting scared again, and then HIMYM reminded me of an invaluable life...
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The two-by-four.

The crazy story of how I ended up signing a book deal, Katie got a raise, and then something out of left field happened that changed our lives forever — ALL ON THE SAME DAY.
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