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When I was only ten, I learned how to type on a manual typewriter. A-S-D-F...J-K-L-;...since then, I’ve written over 2,000 blogs and enjoy sharing my words with others. 

As a writer, you see the world around you as a story waiting to be told. Every experience acts as an actor for this beautiful story we’re fortunate enough to call “life.” I hope you appreciate my writing as much as I’ve had, living the story. 

The Original Badass: Jesus

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In 1980, the world watched as a legend came to the end of his career. Muhammad Ali, having dominated the sport of boxing, was defeated by his former sparring partner, Larry Holmes. By the end of the 10th round, Ali was little more than a punching bag for Holmes; who.

16 July/Posted by aaronplaat

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Generation N.O.W.

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"Just write..." my blog prompts me, as it closes out every other window with blank white space, just waiting to be written in. In some ways, I begin to understand how an artist must feel prior to beginning a portrait; the realization that what they are able to do could.

17 September/Posted by aaronplaat

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True Armor

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"I'd hold you up to say to your mother, "this kid's gonna be the best kid in the world. This kid's gonna be somebody better than anybody I ever knew." And you grew up good and wonderful. It was great just watching you, every day was like a privilige. Then.

25 August/Posted by aaronplaat

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Tonight

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One of the things I'm learning about being in a city without any of my closest friends or family nearby, is that many moments that long to be shared with these people are left hanging in newly-realized solitude. No high five to clap. No chests to bump. No affirmation for.

2 July/Posted by aaronplaat

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Move Mountains

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Dr. Seuss remains one of my all-time favorite authors, continuing to encourage and provide guidance as life takes yet another step forward on this journey of life. One of my favorite possessions is a copy of "Oh, The Places You'll Go!" a story, which ought to be read by every.

7 May/Posted by aaronplaat

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Nice Guys Finish Last

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Note from Aaron: This was a bit of a breather from the usual blog posting. It came to mind after thinking about the "Ode to Nice Guys" and general critical thinking against the overly-charismatic-christian movement of "nice guy syndrome". Critical? Absolutely. Entertaining? You be the judge! -AP Nice Guys Finish.

5 April/Posted by aaronplaat

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Slowing Target

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“Aaron, be where you are.” This was the advice I received from my older brother; counseling me on my current frustration with where I was in life. as nothing seemed to be going the way I had anticipated, with the conclusions I had hoped for being quite far from ever.

15 December/Posted by aaronplaat

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