My name is Derek Brooks

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Whenever a support rep asks if you have any more questions for them, it’s fun to just ask them for free stuff… even though it almost never works.

Me: we’ll be homebrewing in the garage for the next 3-4 hours
Me, 8 hours later: where did this all go wrong

Me: I just have so much to do. I’ve gotta put the Jeep back together, take the dog to day care, clean the garage, brew beer…
Kari: … I have to go to my job.
Me: … noted. yeah. ok. sorry.

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My First Hole-in-One

I grew up playing golf, but fell out of the game for work and other priorities. I'd been wanting to get back into it, but kept procrastinating. So, when my friend Ben asked me to join him for 9 holes to celebrate his 40th birthday at Glen Oaks, I thought… here's my chance.

At first, I was a bit intimidated and hesitant to have my first round in 8 years be at a fancy country club. I didn't even have clothes to pass dress code, but I figured this would be a great way to dive in head first and get back out there. So, I quickly went shopping and got a few practice swings in at the driving range.

On Ben's birthday, I showed up to find him sipping on a Miami Vice cocktail with his buddy and business partner, Ben Sinclair. This …

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Ha, love this. I was thinking you could also ask for marriage or financial advice and see what you get. Phillip from Atlanta may have a hot lead on some crypto🤷🏻‍♂️
If you let the balls breath it helps the genetic respiratory issues I read on gizmodo