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November: Time to read!

I have three books to bring to you readers in my personal ranked level of excitement. Each of them is the final book in series that I love. Looking for holiday gift ideas for sci-fi and fantasy readers? These are the books I’m ordering from our local independent bookstore for some of my favorite readers,… Continue reading November: Time to read!

Justin in wheelchair on Stillwater Lift Bridge
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Writing & Quests

It’s been a while. I have been tired and running a little fever all week. COVID results are negative along with other tests the doctor ordered. Otherwise, besides feeling generally not great, I am awesome. Writing I am currently 19k words into the medical thriller\horror book I am writing. I know that this is a… Continue reading Writing & Quests

Justin looking at Piotr Szyhalski art exhibit black and white prints
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Family and Big Days

It’s time for a weekly writing update: currently on pace to hit 10k words and it’s going well on my latest writing endeavor. Should hit that goal when you’re reading this post. Pictures are from my artsy day on Friday at Minneapolis Institute of Arts and Walker Art Center Hillside Jazz concert. Family Haven’t seen… Continue reading Family and Big Days

Justin shaking hands with Tim Walz with Peggy Flanagan smiling
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2020 Goals

I don’t do resolutions for the New Year, but I do have a ritual where I write the goals of what I know that I can accomplish. Politics I am extremely excited for this election season because we get to choose who our elected officials are – from my local representatives to state and US… Continue reading 2020 Goals

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Top Moments of the Decade

This is not an easy list. So many things happened that could have been the most memorable of the decade. Well, there are the DBS surgeries, I think they’ve had a huge impact on not just me, but my whole family. But, I want to focus on non-medical, non-traumatic moments. April 14th, 2016 My first… Continue reading Top Moments of the Decade

Delta Rae pianist on stage, blue concert lights
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I want to dance in the graveyards

Fine Line accessibility report I went to the Delta Rae concert at the Fine Line last week. Accessibility, like at most venues, was a mixed bag. There is no information on their web page about accessibility.  I emailed them to ask about wheelchair accessibility or accessible tickets. They replied pretty quickly and informed me to… Continue reading I want to dance in the graveyards