Archive for December, 2011


#34: Making jewelry

  Recently I scored a sweet offer to learn to make jewelry. My buddy Susan’s sister, Stacy, is a jewelry-making gem! She is a real life geologist. It was fascinating to meet her. Ever since I took Geology 101 in college, I find studying rocks to be interesting. I only took Geology because it fulfilled […]


#33 Geocaching

In fifth grade my class took a field trip to a nearby state park where we learned many useful survival strategies that I promptly forgot. If I get dropped in the forest somewhere, my strategy is to search for Pumbaa and Timon. They are my only hope. I distinctly remember attempting to learn three “survival” […]


#32: The Spam museum

  Spam; a cultural phenomenon. While most canned meats go completely unnoticed by the masses – nearly everyone knows the wonder of Spam. I grew up only 20 miles away from  Spam Town, USA, yet I never thought Spam was anything more than a last-minute meal for the anemic. My sister and I took a […]


#31- Jarring stuff

I have a twin sister. We grew up in the exact same house and had virtually identical upbringings, yet somehow my sister, Erin, has a lot more useful skills than me. Sure, I can fit my entire fist in my mouth, and I know how to play “Ode to Joy” on the recorder, but Erin […]

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