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notification emails improved

I’m happy to announce that now when you add a comment and click the “Notify me when someone replies to this post” box, the notification emails you recieve will now have the body of the comment. Hooray! It was a tough hack to add to the program, but it is well worth it. Before, if …

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breakfast burrito chronicles

The quest with Headliners (my work’s cafeteria in the Tribune Tower) and their elusive breakfast burrito: 8/18: MONDAY the first email to Headliners: I haven’t seen the breakfast burritos in awhile. Do they make regular appearances? All I ever seem to see are those egg croissant things. The breakfast burrito is far superior. If you …

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Guinness World Records sheet

Ohmigosh. What can I say when I got the chance to design the sheet for the new syndicated Guinness World Records newspaper column? I had visions of the world’s heaviest twins sitting on their motorcycles, the dude with the longest fingernails, the man with a kazillion cigarettes in his mouth. Unfortunately, I learned that many …

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this weekend hobby lobby

Went to Hobby Lobby with Lisa to order a custom mat for Lisa’s tiny todd marrone drawing. Something thick like 8-ply. I found a new yellow color burlap. Also looked at interesting boxes for under my bathroom sink, but none really fit. Found a wooden statue that I almost bought, so i could transform into …

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Worst Case Scenario

I was considering purchasing the “Worst Case Scenario” Game. It seems like a fun game with interesting questions, but after reviewing an opened box at Restoration Hardware, I found that I was very unhappy with the cards in the game. When you play Trivial Pursuit, part of the fun is when you are reading off …

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eyeballs emoticons

some eyeballs i made up when i was writing an email to a friend about the Chicago Tribune’s new 18-34 newspaper, RedEye: (.) (.) watching (o) (o) alert (O) (O) on caffiene (-) (-) sleepin (x) (x) dead (^) (^) happy (‘) (‘) looking up -( )-( )- glasses (=) (=) squinting (@) (@) drunk

letter endings and salutations

I’m compiling a list of endings to letters/emails. Can you think of any more? Goodbye, Sincerely, Later, God bless, Godspeed, Take care, Love, Talk to you later, Best wishes, Kind regards, With love, Yours sincerely, Yours faithfully, Yours truly, Yours ever, Yours respectfully, Hope to hear from ya soon, Onward and upward, Peace, Smell ya …

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Muppet Gloves

It’s winter time and I was digging through my closet for some gloves. I pulled out a pair of gloves that were black and I was happy, because I have a black jacket. So I wore them. They are super fuzzy gloves both on the outside and on the inside. As I did basic tasks …

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