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Steven Gomez

Joined 7 years ago from Chicago, IL. Last activity 2 weeks ago.

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Born and raised in Las Vegas, moved to Seattle in 2004 and now living in Chicago as of end of 2014.  Working in university grant finance and performing as an improviser, storyteller and solo performance artist. Heavy travel, many experiences.  Likes friends, restaurants, coffee, sports (baseball, soccer and football, among others), writing, long walks and reading.  Not a bad poker player.

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    Don't Create Good Theater. Create GREAT Theater.

    2 weeks ago

    Greg Allen said, "Don’t create good theater. You must intend to create GREAT theater. We don’t need any more perfectly good productions of perfectly good scripts." What does that mean, exactly?

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    Keys to Fantasy Baseball Draft Success

    14 months ago

    Whether you are in a roto or head to head fantasy baseball league, most leagues are largely won or lost during the opening draft. This list of tips helps you rock your draft and, in turn, your league.

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    How to Walk Through Snow and Ice

    13 months 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...

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    Ways to Live on a Low Income

    2 years 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....

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    Somniphobia

    5 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

    Pay off credit card debt without breaking your back

    6 years ago

    You may be buried under the debt of several credit cards, with no idea how you're going to pay them all off.  You may want to save money for retirement, but payments on all these debts are cutting into your...

  • 17

    How To Succeed In College While Working A Full Time Job

    4 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

    6 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?

    6 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.

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    Keep calm! It's just an exam!

    6 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...

  • 19

    Set your thermostat right to save money and energy

    14 months 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.

  • 27

    Why do men cheat and what to do about it?

    6 years ago

    Men and women cheat in relationships, and we often wonder why. The answer lies not only in our biological instincts, but in simple psychology, and there's only so much humans can do to control it.

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    How do you fall asleep without using/relying on (legal) drugs?

    6 years ago

    Insomnia affects a lot of people. Here are steps to take in your everyday life to avert it. 1) Exercise regularly. If you live a relatively sedantary life, your body won't use much energy and, once bedtime comes, may...

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    Greatest player of all time, Michael Jordan or Wilt Chamberlain

    7 years ago

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

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    Choosing a college major

    6 years ago

    You may want to take your time choosing a college major, and even once you pick it, you'll want to choose one that is general and broad, that will give you a varied education, as your choice of major isn't necessarily...

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    The benefits of life without a car in the big city

    6 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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