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Copywriting

Understanding Umbrella Insurance

Note: This is a Q&A I created for an insurance agent who provides special insurance policies such as umbrella policies. This was one of a series of several articles on very specific types of insurance the agent offered. It also ran with a campaign of accompanying videos.

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Uncategorized

On Silly Job Titles

I’ve always been amazed at the creative titles some people use to describe what they do. Job titles are a frustrating thing; some employers make a huge deal about hierarchy, titles, and your job scope, while others really don’t care at all and like to say things like “We’re a small company; we all pitch […]

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Copywriting

Insurance for Boats and Marine Vehicles

Note: This is a Q&A I created for an insurance agent who provides special insurance policies for boats and marine vehicles like Ski-Doos and Wave Runners. This was one of a series of several articles on very specific types of insurance the agent offered. It also ran with a campaign of accompanying videos.

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Copywriting

Classic Car & Antique Car Insurance

Note: This is a Q&A I created for an insurance agent who provides special insurance policies for classic cars and antique cars. This was part of a series of several articles on specific types of insurance the agent offered. It also ran with a campaign of accompanying videos.

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Copywriting

Townhome & Condo Insurance For HOAs

Note: This is a Q&A I created for an insurance agent who provides special insurance policies for townhomes and condos. This was one of a series of several articles on very specific types of insurance the agent offered. It also ran with a campaign of accompanying videos.

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Stories

15 States in 15 Days – The Stauffer Family Summer Road Trip

Now that summer is almost over, it’s nice to reflect on how it went. The Stauffer Family started this summer with a bang! Rachel finished her A.A. in Dance from Pikes Peak Community College (woot!), we sold our house and moved to a new city, and we decided to take a road trip across the USA before […]

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News & Updates

We’re Moving: Boulder or Bust!

Big news in the Stauffer family: we’re moving! Later this month, I will be  uprooting my family of seven and heading north to Boulder, Colorado. I haven’t made a life change this big since I moved to Colorado from California as a teenager, so I’m not even sure how to let people know the news. […]

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Lessons

Lessons From the Darkroom

I like photography a lot, and always have. I’ve always appreciated a well-done photograph and have devoted a few years of my life to learning how to compose, create, and finish a photograph just the way I want it. When I was a student at Pikes Peak Community College, almost all my time was spent […]

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Continuing Education

The Colorado Springs Police Department’s Citizen’s Academy

A few years ago, I signed up to attend the Citizen’s Academy that’s put on by the Colorado Springs Police Department. It’s an 11 week class that gives you, as a citizen, the opportunity to learn about how the Police Department is run, who runs it, and more. Some people had recently asked me about […]

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SCUBA Diving

SCUBA Diving in Key Largo, Florida

Late last year, I spent some time in Florida and drove all up and down the state, as far north as Orlando and as far south as Miami then Key Largo. I was on a whirlwind trip, and didn’t expect to have a lot of time, so I had originally planned on going diving in […]