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If you’re more interested in learning more about me on a more personal level, you’ve come to the right place. My Blog is where I’ll recount my day-to-day life, including my goals, triumphs and failures, plans for future writing, developments in my career, and even my thoughts on the recent weather.

Feel free to peruse my thoughts and various commentaries at your leisure and don’t forget to check out News & Reviews, Science & Tech, and other content.

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20
Dec

‘Twas the Week Before Christmas

Am I the only one who's in complete disbelief that we're only five days away from Christmas? When I think about it, I have to hold my head together to keep it from blowing my mind.
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22
Nov

AKA Nurse Dane’s Mind is Blown

Although I've been caring for a sick boyfriend, I managed to finish binge-watching Marvel's Jessica Jones and my mind is blown... New reviews are coming soon!
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11
Nov

The Middle of the Road is the Worst Place to Drive

Since it's been hard to write consistently about so many unrelated subjects, DaneOLeary.com will now be more focused on tech reviews and writing guides.
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03
Oct

Rain, Rain Go Away

It's been a wet week and a very, very busy month with redecorating, work for my client, and other constraints. However, stay tuned for movie reviews, coming soon.
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18
Aug

Virginia is for Writers

It's official: I am now a Virginian. Been busy, busy, busy lately. Here's a brief update on what I've been up to the past couple weeks.
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04
Aug

And the Countdown Begins

It's been a very busy week. Between preparing for the move and writing for my client, it's hard to write any new content, but a movie review is coming.
jobhunting
26
Jul

Debriefing the Past Two Weeks

Given how long it's been since I've posted any new content, I figured I'd use my Sunday evening to post an update and whip up something new.
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12
Jul

Pep Talks and Loose Ends

Been working hard on both my writing workload and my workout regimen. Here's the scoop on my upcoming move and the tying of some loose ends.
discrimination
05
Jul

Is There a “Right” Time to Explain Gay Relationships to Your Child?

Is there a "right" or wrong time to explain gay relationships to your child? Should LGBT parents talk to their kids or wait for them to ask questions?
Onward & Upward
24
Jun

Onward and Upward

It’s been an interesting couple of weeks. For about a week after my birthday, I was kind of in poor spirits. It was a combination of my home situation and frustration related to feelings that my life was stagnant. Sometimes it feels like my life is on repeat with my living the same day over and over again like in the movie Groundhog Day. It feels like I have the same arguments with my mom, do the same laundry, have the same daily routine… which wouldn’t be so bad, but it’s not a very good routine to begin with. I love a good routine—I’m definitely a routine kind of guy—but that hinges on that routine not being one that involves the...
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