D. Allen
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David Allen is a mathematician, graphic artist, writer, personal trainer, and video producer for-hire.  But, honestly, you'll be lucky if he blogs on any of these things.  He'll probably just tell you how his day is going (or how yours should be).

Posts in Reminisce
TBT: Tree Ninjas

Dedicated to Mikey, and the love for trees we share.

There were four trees in my parents' front yard which were eventually given the names Main Tree, Tree 1, Midway Station, and Tree 2.  I suppose our story begins with Main Tree and Tree 1.  Main Tree was a long needle pine which was awesome for climbing.  One day my best friend, Mikey, and I decided we needed a wooden bridge from Main Tree to Tree 1.  This was not to be a rope bridge, mind you, but a 14 foot wood bridge about 30 feet in the air. Unfortunately, we were lacking rope at the time so the bridge was partially secured using old coax cable.  Oh, don't worry--it was plenty safe...

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In Light of Recent Bankruptcy

After my first semester at Colorado State University, I was in desperate need of a job.  I was desperate enough, in fact, to take a part-time position at TransistorHut that summer. (Obviously this electronics store chain wasn't actually called TransistorHut.) This particular TransistorHut was one of their larger stores which was, at the time, being operated by a fewer than minimal number of employees.

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