Growing up, music was such a big part of my life. Today, I am hard pressed to pick up my flute, but I can easily say that it had an impact on who I am and how I grew up. I love watching Dane play his guitar, whether it’s a song written by him or […]

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Dane loves lamp posts. Specifically, he loves how, as we walk hand in hand down the street, the light filters through the trees, as if to bestow magic on every leaf. I love snow. Specifically, I love how snow illuminates while it blankets, making the ordinary seem ethereal. The effect doubled with this very standard […]

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Dane’s 40 before 40 list started out very ambitious, very serious, very no-nonsense. As someone who deeply admires his goal-oriented nature but also cares about his sanity, I encouraged him to add some goals of a more frivolous nature. He added the Rubik’s cube. Sticking with the theme of frivolous, for his 30th birthday, I […]

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