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Let’s Digress Exclusive–Interview with Powerline

Earlier this week, a Let’s Digress reporter sat down for an interview with Donny DeBrolo, “The Premiere Powerline Impersonator.”
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Book Review: Girl, Wash Your Face

Well, it happened. After numerous and assertive requests by my wife and my cousin, I decided—with minimal coercion—to read Girl, Wash Your Face and write a review on it. I have never done an actual book review before, so here we go…
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Leaked–President Trump’s Notes

WASHINGTON, D.C.—On Tuesday, an anonymous source close to someone familiar with a person who is knowledgeable about dealings within the White House told a news organization classified details about President Trump’s strategy and talking points prior to his meeting the North Korean dictator, Kim Jong-Un.
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An Open Letter to the Government

My dad and I recently wrote an open letter to the Government. This is it. Yay America!
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Notes on The Abolition of Marriage

I’m currently reading The Abolition of Marriage by Maggie Gallagher.
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30 Questions to Ask Your Significant Other Before Moving in With Them

Life is difficult. It’s even more difficult when we make bad decisions. The goal of this post is to help simplify life for everyone and to promote good decisions.
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Let’s Talk About Being Pro-“It’s-Not-My-Business”

Let’s talk about being Pro-It’s Not My Business.
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My Imagination Sometimes Gets Confused

My imagination is a busy thing and it gets confused sometimes. Like right now.
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My Response to a Rape Culture Video

On Friday, the Facebook page, Attn, posted a video about the infamous “rape culture” that plagues all women everywhere.
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Passion and Vocations: An Open Letter to…People

[This is an open letter to all high schoolers, college people, and anyone ever considering eventually working in a vocation that they’re passionate about.]
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Spider-Man: Homecoming Review

Disclaimer: This might contain mild spoilers, but nothing remotely impressive, so keep reading.
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Common Pregnancy Questions…with Practical Answers.


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Positivity, New-Age Ideologies, and Moral Obligations

It’s no secret that ideologies like The Secret discourage negativity of all kinds. It’s becoming more and more common to just “remove” the negativity from our lives by literally unfriending and unfollowing it on various social medias.
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Update: 15 Days of Marriage

At the time of this writing, I have been married for 15 days.
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A Case for Cargo Pants

Recently, it was brought to my attention (again) that cargo pants should be banned for the year 2017. And that they should have been banned from the year 2016. And that no one should wear them anymore. Ever.
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The Little Things

People notice little things.
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Another Kind of Trust

It is said that relationships are built on trust and that a relationship is only as strong as the level of trust between those involved. Really, it’s probably the most important part of any kind of relationship, whether that relationship is romantic, platonic, or business.
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Gabby and Adam: An Engagement Story

Gabby and Adam: An Engagement Story
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Pornography and Ethics

Warning: This post contains adult terms and talks about culturally sensitive things. No kids allowed. Seriously, grown ups only. 
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Pro-Choice and Pro-Slavery

Pro-choice people have to also be pro-slavery. The two are fundamentally the same. You can’t be for one while simultaneously against the other.
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Wanna Know a Secret?

“Don’t want no mediocre, I don’t want no mediocre no…”
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What Women Want in a Man

Dear Adam, I’m a long-time reader of your blog and a first-time emailer. Huge fan. Love the squirrel logo.
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How Tolerant is God?

Are God and Jesus infinitely tolerant? The incomplete short answer is, no.
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I Bought a GoPro

I bought a GoPro. This will be fun. 
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Dear Demi Lovato

Dear Demi Lovato,
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Guys Only: The Secret to Understanding Women

Fellas, women are complicated. 
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Entitlement and EMS

*Disclaimer: This is mainly geared for EMS people, not so much non-EMS people.*
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On Bows and Arrows

Arrows can only be shot when they are pulled backwards, unless compressed air or some sort of controlled explosion is involved.
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Wipe the Butt: A Story of Hope from the Ambulance

I was working on the ambulance one day…
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Adam’s Favorite Books

It’s currently 3 am and I’m not sleeping.
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Ladies Only: How to Attract Mr. Right

Ladies, do you ever wonder why you haven’t found Mr. Right yet? Or perhaps you’ve dated a man whom you thought was Mr. Right, only for him to suddenly slip from your grasp? Have you been thinking, “How can I still be single? I’m such a good catch! I’m attractive, successful, not homicidally crazy, and
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Entitlement and SciFi

In 2013, Zach and I went to the movies and watched Oblivion, starring Tom Cruise and some other people (I don’t remember who they are, but that’s okay, because they’re not that important for my story). Anyway, we watched it. 124 minutes of SciFi-flavored awesome. Our inner nerds were very pleased by it. It was
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Conflict and Ownership

People are flawed. Every. Single. One. Of. Us.
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Trust and Integrity

It is said that relationships are built on trust and that a relationship is only as strong as the level of trust between those involved.
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Ray Skillman Hoosier Ford Jeep Review

I recently purchased a 2014 Jeep Patriot and was asked to write a review about it. I finally wrote one, this one, and when I went to post it, the “maximum character limit” was exceeded or something. So, here is my review. It’s pretty…epic? Do kids still use that word? 
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Judging Limerick

I think Pinterest and I are starting to have a love-hate relationship. The other day, I was scrolling along, innocently pinning my way through a bunch of Sherlock-meets-Bilbo fandom pins, when suddenly, this monstrosity showed up in my newsfeed thing. Apparently it was recommended for me because some Facebook friend of mine pinned it or
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The Shared Wedding, One Year Update

Greetings!
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15 Reasons to Date a Paramedic

Once again, a strategically placed Facebook ad has led me to an eHarmony page. This time, the link read “15 Reasons to Date a Paramedic.” Naturally, I was curious what these reasons were. Not because I need to know even more reasons about why I’m so datable, but because I was intrigued to see what
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The Stone Face

There is a tool that all EMS providers should have, it’s both invaluable and difficult to obtain.
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How to Spot a New EMT

Due to a recent change in the economy or society or some vague something or other, there has been a large influx of new EMTs. In this article, we’ll discuss how to spot them in a crowd of other EMS providers.
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15 Things Men Look for in Women

There are some universal things men look for in women. These are 15 of them. 
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Our Actions Define Us

[Updated 2/13/2018] Our actions define us.
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Life

This was originally intended to be another private journal entry, but it’s simply too much for me to write by hand. Besides, deep down I kind of enjoy the attention.
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Transparency, Part 2 [Revised and Updated]

Updated 2/22/2015 In Part One, we covered what End Justifies the Means ethics were, we met the real-yet-fictional Mr. Corbel, and we introduced concepts of “ownership” and “transparency.” Click Part One to go back to Part One.
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Transparency, Part 1 [Revised and Updated]

Updated 2/23/2015 This was originally intended to be a private journal entry. However, given that it’s just too long for me to hand-write within an acceptable amount of time, I have decided to type it and thought I might as well put it on the interwebs for the whole wide world to see for the
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The Judging Blog

Updated 1/26/2018 Judging: We all do it. Some do it well, some do it poorly, and some say they don’t. But in reality, we all judge all the time. Even Jesus did it.
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Judging: Bank Robbers and Baby Sitters

“Judging is bad.” “Judging other people is sinful.”
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Humility, Part 1

Revised 2/18/2015 Humility. Of all the virtues, humility seems to be the most elusive. Partially because we have the wrong definition of it, and partially because we don’t want to own the consequences it brings.
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Ain’t No Party Like A Gatsby Party

There ain’t no party like a Gatsby party, and Gatsby was a fellow who knew how to party.
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The Chinchilla Tail

Once upon a time, many winters ago, I was spending some time riding around in an ambulance…
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