My Life In Boxes

If you read my last blog — which I’m SURE everyone did — you know that I’m leaving the Daily Globe and Worthington. (Just in case you missed it, I’ll be nice. Here’s a link: During the past couple of weeks, I’ve slowly but surely been packing, getting ready for the big move back…
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The Unintended Consequence Of Happiness

Emotions are a funny thing. (I know what you’re thinking: “Wow, this dude is so deep and original!”) I know, I know. I’m far from the first person to make such a claim, nor will I be the last. It’s something that I’ve been thinking about a lot lately, though. To be more specific, I’ve…
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Trying To Adult

It’s weird to look back at how your worldview looked when you were young. While we had the typical arguments, I got along with my parents most of the time when I was a teenager. Still, I had all of these notions about how great certain aspects of life would be when I was an…
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Apple Valley senior wrestler Mark Hall gets a big hug from his No. 1 fan, a young man with Down syndrome named Bobby Ginter, Saturay after winning his sixth consecutive Class AAA state championship. Hall is the first wrestler in state history to win six titles. (ZACH HACKER/DAILY GLOBE)

Hall A Special Athlete, Person

Covering the state wrestling tournament is always a bit of an adventure. This past weekend, I held down the Daily Globe’s coverage of the tournament for the second straight year. On Thursday — the lightest of the three days — it is all team competition. This year, we covered Wabasso/Red Rock Central, which ended up…
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Semi-truck on road, low angle view (Digital Enhancement)

In Another Life

“What would you be doing if you weren’t (enter current occupation here)?” It’s a common question when you’re just getting to know someone and, for some reason, I’ve gotten it a few times recently. The truth is, I don’t plan on switching careers anytime soon. Even on the fairly rare occasion I’m having a bad…
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