Category: Life

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THE NEW SITE IS LIVE: It’s in its infancy, and we don’t actually know what it’s going to look like, how it’s going to work, or what it will become, but WE’RE OFF THE GROUND. Check SplittingTens often. It will be gold.

The Future of the Blog(s)

Clearly I haven’t put a lot of time into posting since the blog was revived. The main reason for this is that I don’t feel like putting effort into this site when Tom and I are planning a new one right around the corner. Naturally you’d ask, “You keep talking about this combined blog, when
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Interview Review

The interview with Gourlay was a hit. I had more traffic that day than any other in 2018. There are two explanations here: Gourlay is a star This actually isn’t that ridiculous to suggest. Gourlay’s blog was great and people actually want to read what he writes. But this doesn’t help my blog all that
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An Interview with Gourlay

The first-ever blog interview, and who better than Gourlay! This will be the first of hopefully many thrilling interviews (or last if everyone hates it). Shout out to Luke for the idea. Below is the unedited email response from Gourlay. Sorry it took me so long to do this. I actually deleted your email the
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Coming Soon: The First Ever Bansheemann7 Interview

Schlegel’s Bagel’s recently posted an interview with recent UC grad and UCXC member, Jamie Hartop. If you know Jamie, you’ll enjoy reading his responses to Luke’s questions. I can’t believe I’ve had a blog for 10 years and never once thought to do a god damn interview. I’m stealing this idea, Luke, so thank you. My first
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The New Weekend Routine

Saturday was rough. I felt shitty all day from the night before and around 5:30 PM I had a decision – go out or stay in? Staying in was going to make me happier, so that’s what I did. No alcohol. I was in bed by 11:30 and that was that. I slept for 10
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One Year With Covy

Today marks the one year anniversary of me and Covy joining forces. Here are some things I’ve noticed: He’s a total Beta. This didn’t become totally apparent until Melon was added to the mix. Now I witness Covy get his ass beat every night by a blind cat that’s half his size. The biggest Alpha
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Go Birds

I’ll try to keep this short, but want to post since I haven’t in a week. It’s Wednesday night and I’m still hungover from Sunday. That was the greatest game of my life, all sports, all everything. The Philly Special was the single greatest play I’ve ever seen all things considered. Nick Foles is the
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25 Goals for 2018

Fewer AND more accomplishable goals this year. Help or active participation in any of these are encouraged. Watch a Sixers playoff game in person – Obviously they need to make the playoffs first. Learn how to proficiently play the Stairway to Heaven solo on guitar – I think I can do this. Get a physical
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2017 Goals – How’d I do?

13/30 on the year. PR in the mile AND 5k – Never got a good shot at the 5k but yes to the mile! That will be a 2018 goal. Visit three major-ish US cities that I’ve never been to – Not even close. Go to a country I’ve never been to – Whoopsies! Move out of my
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