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September 2013

41!

On September 25, I turned a venerable 41, and the Dudek collective heralded a combined 1-2-3 or one-hundred twenty-three. The oddly-worded Massachusetts Certificate of Live Birth noted that I was born at 5:48pm with my youngest brother Ray arriving five minutes later at 5:53pm. A birthday is cause for celebration, …

Bored!

So in the last 12 months, I… Turned 40…broke up with Greg… got surprised at a dinosaur birthday party… got punched in the face… retreated to a cabin… started seeing a counselor… celebrated Christmas in Mexico… learned how to weld, bend neon, and build a flame thrower… broke up with …

Flexing

These past few months, I feel like a teenager all over again. Now 40, my body is a’ changing and I’m having a second growth spurt. This time, I may be flexing instead of strengthening. You see, I may not be built as well as you. My upper body has …

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Burning Man 2013

Early in 2013, I said, “No way!” to the upcoming August Burning Man festival. I had just attended the 2012 festival and felt proverbially burnt out. Then the organization announced a winter lottery for the chance to buy tickets. I did not want to be left out. I entered the …