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Jimmy Brokaw
Works at Ski Liberty
Attends Concord University
Lives in Baltimore, MD
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I just discovered a large bunch of free college courses I didn't know about before.
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ooohhhh....I've been a fan of the Open Courtseware Consortium (http://www.ocwconsortium.org/) for a long time; but, the Yale offering of Constitutional Law is well timed!  Thanks +Jimmy Brokaw 
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Fun facts!

Except the behavior of self anointing is understood. Hedgehogs try to coat their quills in nasty stuff to make predators less likely to risk injury from attacking them.
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i love hedgies.
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Recently someone commented that both +Andy Brokaw and I use the phrase "The cat needs fed", or "The car needs washed", skipping the "to be". A little googling says this is common in parts of Ohio and western PA, Scotland, and southern New Zealand. Don't know if my Dad picked it up in Ohio and gave it to me, or if +Andy Brokaw got it in Scotland and gave it to me, or what. Does anyone else use that construction?
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I never noticed that you use it - probably, because I use it as well having grown up in western PA. It would make sense it being a Scottish/Irish language indicator. Much of the vernacular constructions along the northern Appalachians traces to that heritage.
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Today was my last day of teaching skiing for the year. Turned in my uniform... Hope to see y'all next year!
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Great idea, but I'm volunteering at a curling bonspiel...
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Yay!

(Also, I'm hoping to finish my book as soon as ski season ends)
 
For those of you who have been reading my serial, the conclusion has gone up and you can read it now! For those of you who only read things after they're complete, it's complete now and you can start it at the link below. I will warn you though that it has not been revised yet. So there will be errors. I ask only that instead of holding them against me, you leave a comment pointing out anything that bothers you as you read.
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And by hoping, you mean that your wife will flog you if you don't... :)
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So far this year has been a relative disappointment...
 
It’s April 1 and once again tech firms are among those pulling April Fool’s Day pranks. It can be hard to figure out which stories are gags given the way unbelievable tech ideas turn out to be reality: a few years ago the idea of a 3D printer would surely…
It's April 1 and once again tech firms are among those pulling April Fool's Day pranks. It can be hard to figure out which stories are gags given the way unbelievable tech ideas turn out to be real...
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Here's a good one http://youtu.be/dKuxNz-Fs4E
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The older you get, the harder taxes are to file.

I miss 1040-EZ. Anyone remember "file by phone"?
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flat tax, eliminate all the exemptions. Done.
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Please, please, please!
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PSA: No matter how good the story is, respect the plows.
 
#snow  
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I'm sorry for the snow plowed dude; but, glad it's real so that jimmy is happy again. 
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Occupation
Naval Officer
Skills
Skiing. Computers, especially hacking/security, Linux, Android. Homebrewing. Juggling.
Employment
  • Ski Liberty
    Ski Instructor, 2012 - present
  • US Navy
    Lieutenant Commander, 2000 - present
  • Summit at Snoqualmie
    Ski Instructor, 2007 - 2012
  • Ski Liberty
    Ski Instructor, 2005 - 2007
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Baltimore, MD
Previously
Ellensburg, WA - Mount Vernon, WA - Westminster, MD - Augusta, GA - Pensacola, FL - Martinsburg, WV - Atlanta, GA - England - Germany - Shrewsbury, PA - Glen Burnie, MD - Sugar Grove, WV - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
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Skier, Juggler, Hacker.
Introduction
It's Jimmy.  I've got a lot of circles because people know me for different things.  You might think of me as a professional skier, computer hacker, board game enthusiast, or one of a number of other things.  Doesn't matter, if you know me, add me.

Circles, circles, circles.  I've got a lot of circles.  Most of them are private and you'll only get in if I want you in.  But a couple are optional -- let me know if you want in or out.  These include:

Skiing -- If you care about my ski adventures, ask and I'll put you in.
Curling -- Ditto for curling.
Memes -- Funny stuff.  Not intellectually inspiring.
Politics -- Controversial stuff.  Not open to coworkers, family, or narrow minded people.
Photography -- If you want to see pretty pictures I take regardless of topic, ask for this.
Gaming -- Interested in board and card games?  Join this circle.
Brewing -- Homebrewers and professional brewers, even people who don't brew, as long as you're interested in posts about beer.
Investing -- Discussions about investing and individual companies.
Bragging rights
First man to ever juggle flaming torches while skiing down a double-back diamond. Been defenestrated since 2003.
Education
  • Concord University
    eJD, 2010 - present
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    Material Science and Engineering, 1996 - 1999
  • University of Maryland University College
    Information Technology, 2002 - 2007
  • London Central High School
    1992 - 1995
  • Bad Aibling
    1989 - 1992
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Male
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Other names
James Brokaw, LordHedgie
Had carryout several times. Every single time at least one thing would be wrong, even when we ordered by the number. The food is good, the hours are great, and the prices are unbeatable, but I'm amazed how often they can mix up different dishes.
Food: Very goodDecor: Poor to fairService: Poor to fair
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