Steve Lovelace

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The Death of a Friend

My good friend Rachel Bjorklund passed away yesterday after a car accident in Indiana. Rachel was known for her bright red hair and her quiet but acerbic wit. I met her a couple of...

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The End of Long Lost Friends

When I was twelve years old, my family moved to Michigan, and I had to say goodbye to all my friends in Dupo, Illinois. A few months later, they wrote me a packet of...

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5 Fake Starbucks Ideas

A comedian named Nathan Fielder recently opened a coffee shop in California called “Dumb Starbucks”. It looked and felt just like a real Starbucks, but everything on the menu had the word “Dumb” in...

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The New Urbanism in Addison, Texas

Addison, Texas is an affluent suburb just north of Dallas. Addison is known for two things: the corporate headquarter buildings all along the Dallas North Tollway, and the plethora of restaurants along Belt Line...

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Lord Kitchener Hearts You

One of the iconic designs of the 20th century is the poster of Uncle Sam that says “I Want YOU for U.S. Army”. Though it’s closely associated with World War II, it was first...

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The Broken Dreams of Google Plus

I remember when Google Plus first came out. I was excited about it, so excited that I started emailing my programmer friends just to see if anyone had an invitation to the then-limited system....

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Upworthy and Terrible Headlines

Despite all its annoyances, I’m still a heavy Facebook user, since it’s still the best place to interact with my friends and share funny links on the Internet. For the most part, my friends...

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The Lost Month of Mercedonius

We take it for granted that there are twelve months in the year, but this has always been the case. The Roman-derived calendar that we use today has had anywhere from ten to thirteen...

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Graphic Design Services

Whether you’re making a big sales presentation or sending out holiday cards to your friends, you need graphic design. My professional graphic design services can help you make effective print and online presentations. If...

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Meditations on an Ice Storm

Growing up in Michigan, I always laughed at winter storms in southern cities. Every couple of years, you’ll see some normally warm-weather city get blanketed in snow and ice. People up north see these...