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Steven Gomez

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Born and raised in Las Vegas and living in Seattle since 2004.  Working as a full-time office temp and in training to enter the technical writing field.  Earned his Bachelor's of Arts Degree from UW this past summer.  Heavy travel, many experiences.  Likes friends, restaurants, coffee, sports (baseball, soccer and football, among others), puzzle games, writing, long walks and reading.  Not a bad poker player.

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  • 1

    The Failure of the XFL and How the UFL's Avoided the XFL's Failures

    4 years ago

    An insightful way to explore why the XFL failed is to compare it with a more recent alternative league: The United Football League (UFL) completed its first season with four teams, a modest TV deal on the Versus...

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    How to Walk Through Snow and Ice

    4 years ago

    As a pedestrian commuter in Seattle, I've had the pleasure of commuting every day in wintry conditions whether I wanted to or not. Most associate Seattle with rain, but in the winter Seattle also gets a fair share of...

  • 3

    Ways to Live on a Low Income

    10 months ago

    I have had stretches of several weeks without an income or unemployment benefits in-between assignments. I have lived on as little as $23K a year. I did it through living by six basic rules....

  • 13

    Somniphobia

    4 years ago

    What is somniphobia? Somniphobia is a fear of going to sleep. Symptoms include anxiety around bedtime, with panic attacks before and during attempts to sleep. Obvious complications include the ill effects of sleep...

  • 1

    How I set a Fantasy Baseball Draft Board

    3 years ago

    They don’t consume every waking hour of my life, but I do put significant effort into succeeding at my fantasy baseball leagues.  I play in several head-to-head leagues with competitive friends who possess a...

  • 17

    How To Succeed In College While Working A Full Time Job

    3 years ago

    I put myself through my last 3 years of college during the evenings while working full time during the day. I don't deny the difficulty: you absolutely need discipline and an unwavering dedication to your studies to get...

  • 11

    Benefits And Drawbacks To Living In The Midwest

    5 years ago

    Living in the Midwestern U.S. has its appeal and its drawbacks, depending on your perspective.

  • 15

    When is a good time in life to get married?

    5 years ago

    Not sure when in life to get married? A good idea is to live life first through your 20's and figure out what you value in life, before choosing a life mate. Here's why.

  • 5

    Keep calm! It's just an exam!

    5 years ago

    A lot of otherwise prepared students fare poorly in academic tests because they stress out and get nervous about taking them. If you are among such students, here are three ideas to help you combat these nervous...

  • 15

    Set your thermostat right to save money and energy

    4 years ago

    Leaving the air conditioning on in the summer and the heat on in the winter can be expensive and waste energy. Here is how to avoid that and to cut your electric bill.

  • 256

    Greatest player of all time, Michael Jordan or Wilt Chamberlain

    6 years ago

    Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain had similar impacts on their respective eras. Compare and contrast their contexts.

  • 12

    Publishing: ebooks vs Paper Books

    5 years ago

    Publishing an e-book involves fewer barriers than publishing a regular printed book, but as with vanity and on-demand presses, an obvious fear is that publishing in this manner, while providing easier access to the...

  • 2

    The benefits of life without a car in the big city

    5 years ago

    Many Americans believe they need a car to survive. In major American cities, not only is this untrue, but not owning a car may be better for you. It can save you money and improve your life.

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