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Last year I was privileged to be able to attend a conference in Philadelphia for my media work. We had a limited budget for this conference, and it was important to me that I take a few of my co-workers with me, so we found an AirBnB near the convention center to stay at for cheaper than the hotel prices. The reviews for this place were pretty good, the location and the pictures were nice, everything checked out. I sent a message explaining who we were and why we were staying there, and got approved to stay there. About a…

This last week I posted the following poll on my Twitter feed: Poll: Do you trust congress to represent the will of the American people and act in their best interest? Please answer and RT. — Jarom Solar Norris (@JaromNorris) January 3, 2017 As it currently stands, 84% of the vote is “I do not.” Unfortunately, with only 26 votes, I’m not going to even pretend that this is representative of the American people, or even that it made it outside of my political bubble. Plus when you add in all the problems with this poll, including the comment by…

It’s Christmas morning and I’m writing this column from the guest room at my parent’s house. I’ve decided to begin my New Year’s resolution a week early, and once again attempt to write a regular blog. I’ve always liked the idea of the newspaper column, and so I’ll be trying to model this weekly tradition after that. Which should be interesting, since I have actually read very few newspaper columns in my life. Christmas has always been a huge and wonderful tradition in my home. Having been raised Christian, American, and Middle-class, the month of December has always been filled…