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Here’s what I’ve been doing for the last week instead of posting to my blog

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Draw Something, available on both iTunes and Google Play, has become the latest mobile sensation.

Draw Something from OMGPOP! (now a Zynga company, thanks in part to the game’s explosive growth) is the latest mobile game to take off like wildfire. I downloaded the game last week, and I’ve used my phone for little else since.

While I’m nothing compared to the artists seen on the Art of Draw Something, I do fancy myself to be fairly decent at drawing. Interested in starting a game with me? I’m user thenomenclator.

Here’s how I spent a piece of my tax refund

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I got this limited edition poster when I created the Captian Funkaho profile on mySpace back in 2006. I finally got it framed this month.

Remember mySpace?

Back before Facebook was hosting 483 million visitors a day, there was this other social network called mySpace. Perhaps you remember it: flashing GIFs, ads as far as the eye could see, and that Tom guy who seemed to know EVERYONE.

In 2006, mySpace was on top of the world; Facebook still had the air of an elitist “college thing” whereas they had the “everyman/attention whore/crappy band” demographic completely sewn up. I was one of those everyman attention whores, and in my eagerness to gain the attention of a little west coast record label called Stones Throw, I created a mySpace profile for one of their more reclusive artists, Captain Funkaho.
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May Faith and Favor be upon them.

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My amazing friend Jonathan and his family.

Jonathan, a friend of mine from elementary school, and his wife Sarah adopted two twin orphans from Uganda. Thanks to Facebook and their blog, I have been able to follow the developments at every turn: their initial decision to adopt, their journey to Africa to meet the twins, and Jonathan’s return home with the girls.

Just got my t-shirt in the mail. Thanks, Jonathan and Sarah!

In an effort to raise money to bring them home, they decided to make cool adoption t-shirts to sell. Check after the jump to learn more about the shirts and to watch a video of Sarah meeting Jonathan and the girls at the airport. Warning: make sure you have a tissue or two handy!
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