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2016 Polar Plunge

In just a few weeks… on January 30th, I’m going to be jumping into White Bear Lake in Minnesota. Now it’s cold in Minnesota. The average temperture range for this time of year is 8 F to 27 F, though a couple years ago January 30th was part of a 6-week cold snap where the temperature…

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Blog Redesigned

 Since it’s been a while since I made any real changes to the design of this blog, it was time for a bit of a refresh.  It’s been a while and I wanted to clean things up some. I’ve been toying with WordPress’s Featured Image option in blog posts for a while and decided now’s the time…

April #Meme15 Assignment

Before the advent of the modern “Social Network”, many of us were already connected through tools that had much less immediate gratification.  We used websites, e-mails, forums, and blogs.  As social networks have grown, these older tools have only become more important, versus less important.  Many social networks get us to information that we need;…