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The Beard Award – DORK TOWER, 25.11.15

DORK ADDENDA: “Movember is the month formerly known as November…” Also as noted – I’m just too lazy to shave.

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Insane Charity Bike Ride 2015: NOW UPDATED WITH MORE SWAG!

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  A quick update: With nine days to go, I’m amazed and delighted to say that you guys have raised 94% of the fundraising goal for my Insane Charity Bike Ride 2015 that I sort of feared might be impossible to hit! Suffice to say, I’m pretty confident I’ll be wearing the duck, again. This has been a busy summer, […]

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TOUR DE DUCK 2015: Duckupdate!

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For various reasons, July was busy as hell. Unfortunately, that put me behind in training for the Insane Charity Bike Ride 2015. It also put me a month and a half behind plugging and hyping it. It’s approximately six weeks until the ride…and I’ve lost six weeks of training. I’m trying to catch up now, but […]

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BIKING MORE BARNS! Here we go again!

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HERE WE GO AGAIN! It’s the 9th Annual Bike the Barns ride! Bike the Barn supports FairShare’s Partner Shares program, bringing fresh, organic food from local farms to low-income families in our community. But look – here’s the think: I’m REALLY scared about raising $10,000 for this, this year. This is a huge sum – the […]

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There once was a Duck on a Bike…

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Insane Charity Bike Ride UPDATE 5! Six Days to Go! This is crazy, guys – we’re up to $9,100 raised for my insane 60-mile one-day bike ride, with the good folks from Bike the Barns! And there are only six days to go! So, here’s the thing: we obviously have a shot at hitting $10,000, and I say WE GO […]

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Blowing the Barn Doors Off!

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Insane Charity Bike Ride UPDATE 4! Nine Days to Go! HOLY CATS, you guys! We hit $7,500 raised for the Fair Share Coalition, thanks to a hugely generous donation from Joshua Berne. And then we hit $8,500! And now we’re on our way to $9,000! EDIT WE JUST PASSED $9,000!!! (Sept.6) And pledges are still coming in from around […]

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Some Sketchy Editing

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Insane Charity Bike Ride UPDATE 3! HOLY CATS, you guys! We passed $6,500 raised for the Fair Share Coalition, helping bring CSA foods to local low-income households! Because of this, I’ve added another goodie to the INSANE SADDLE-BAG OF HOLDING! Right now, anybody who pledges to my Insane Charity Bike Ride will get pdfs of: WILD […]

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A Signed, Limited Edition MUNCHKIN POSTCARD…for Charity!

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ONE GOOD DEED…for CHARITY! GUYS! The ONE GOOD DEED Munchkin postcards are at press! They come with a very special, Steve Jackson-sanctioned and official rule: Start a game of Munchkin at Level 3! How do yo get one? Simply by pledging $15* or more (please pledge more, if you can) to my upcoming Insane Charity Bike Ride!  […]

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INSANE CHARITY BIKE RIDE #2! We’re doin’ it AGAIN!

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Hey, gang! WE’RE DOIN’ IT AGAIN! Because of YOU, Team Duck-On-The-Helmet (i.e., me) raised more than $4,000 to support the FairShare CSA Coalition’s Bike the Barns ride in 2013! THAT WAS MORE THAN 10% OF THEIR GRAND TOTAL RAISED! So this year…I’ve upped our goal to $5,000! If we get there, I will AGAIN do the ride with a Duck […]

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My Name Is John And I’ll Be Your Waiter

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My Name Is John And I’ll Be Your Waiter Tonight Saturday, February 15, I’ll be at one of my favorite annual charity events – the United Cerebral Palsy of Dane County Celebrity Banquet &  Auction. It’s a terrific time, supporting a great cause, and guess what? I could be your waiter! Yours! Tickets are $95 […]

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