So I’m in Thailand right now, on vacation. Living through the incredible hardship of chilling on the beach, getting some sun, and sipping on fruity manly Piña Coladas has me thinking about how great life is right now that I’m 30. You already know it’s like playing a Final Fantasy game.  So here are 4 reasons…

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In Montreal, we have really wet and sloshy winters. There’s a ton of snow, rain, ice, and wetness, from October through to April. It’s excellent for snow angels, leaping into puddles, and laughing at people who slip on the ice and fall on their asses. It’s not so good for shoes. Customarily, when you enter someone’s house…

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Ages ago, I sent out an email to my mailing list with instructions on how to eat healthy at work. Geeks like me aren’t known for our healthy lifestyles. If anything, people expect us to eat junk food every day, be incredibly thin or morbidly obese, and wear Cheetos stained outfits. Even though I hate…

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“So what’s the first thing you look for in a girl?” We’re in my kitchen. I’m doing the dishes, and my wingman is sitting at the table, peeling an orange with his fingers. He stops for a second, and looks at me expectantly. “Hmm, that’s a tough one,” I answer, as I put a dish…

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Yesterday, just after midnight, I received a call from my sister. “Happy birthday!” she said. “Am I the first one to wish you that?” “Yes,” I laughed. She had won our tradition again. Yesterday was my birthday. I’m officially 30 years old. I have never been this old before, and I feel incredible. But today’s…

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When I was at university, I was always impressed with my friend Fred, an aspiring musician, DJ, and producer. I really loved his way of working. Rather than wait for inspiration to hit so he could compose a song, he would instead compose short musical snippets every day. Simple beats, melodies, riffs… you name it.…

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It’s the day after Christmas, and all is well in my world. I don’t really have a lesson to share today. Instead, I’m going to share a very personal story. People have been asking about my book, about the slowdown in my mailing list emails, about the irregularity of my posts. Well, today might explain…

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After the pretty lawyer flaked on me a few weeks ago, I deleted her number and went out again. At the club, I chatted up two cute latina girls, both of whom were hilarious and good-humored. I mean, if there’s one thing that I like more than anything else, it’s for a girl to stroke…

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On Halloween, I met a really smart girl. And no, that’s not a metaphor for “large breasted”: she was actually very smart. She was a lawyer, specializing in online security, was really interesting to talk to, and gave me a pulse-quickening happy surge when I talked to her. We hung out for a bit, and…

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