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Mike Meraz
Attended University of California, Santa Barbara
Lives in Ventura, CA
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Cute little guy that's been our neighbor for awhile. Unfortunately, he discovered our doggy door so we needed to relocate him. He's ok and happy in his new home. 
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Nothing rekindles an interest in old toys like prepping for a garage sale. Rawr!!!
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That's for sure. Sometimes it's harder for us to let go.

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Thought you might like this +The AwesomeD3
Meet Meowls, cat heads mushed onto owl bodies.They are the cutest thing ever!!
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I'm so happy to share that Aaron's World is a 2016 Parsec Awards Finalist for "Best Speculative Fiction Audio Drama". Since our story ended at the beginning of the year, this is our final year of eligibility for this award. We are truly honored to be included in such an amazing pool of finalists. Winners will be announced this Labor Day weekend (9/4) at DragonCon.

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I am so happy to share that Aaron's World is a 2016 Parsec Awards Finalist for... Best Speculative Fiction Audio Drama (Short Form) Since the Aaron's World story concluded at the beginning of the year, this is our last yea...
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+Sam Alexander That is great to hear. I'll be honest. Once we finished the story I figured interest would drop off. But subscriptions and downloads have been steadily increasing every month since we ended. And we keep getting email questions from new kids just discovering the show or younger sibling from existing fans. A friend advised me to stop thinking of it as a podcast, and begin viewing it as an audio drama/book. Something that will be evergreen and have a life of it's own. Pretty amazing.

I'm glad Logan is enjoying it. 6 seems to be that magical age. Willow and Aaron really did "virtually" grown up together didn't they. That is so cool. :-)

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Happy National Dog Day! And Happy 8th Birthday to Rocket! He's the doggie on the right with the worried look on his face. I think someone just told him he's 56 in human years. ;-)
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D'awwwww!

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I love "story" in the video games I play. So, I really like the Telltale style of gameplay. I would love for this to continue growing into it's own competitive genre. Lots of good info in this interview. My only wish would be for a better balance of "mature" and "family friendly" games. 
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For those of you out there that enjoy contemplating evolution in the opposite direction.
 
Where are we headed? A Speculative Timeline of the Far Future
Tennyson once asked: "…what will our children be? / The men of a hundred thousand, a million summers away?" Damned if we know—but here's our best guess.
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For those of you out there (you know who you are) who dream of writing for games. 
Meet Courtney Woods, Writer at BioWare
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A quick glimpse at a recent summer visit to the Aquarium of the Pacific. Thanks, Google Photos!
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Netflix hits it out of the park again with Stranger Things! Loved this show. Fans will be happy to learn that Season 2 is confirmed. Plus, this simple trailer gives us a peak at Season 2's chapter titles.
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I just saw your post about Stranger Things. Finally I know someone else who watched it! No one at work, nor my wife watched or showed any interested in watching it, but I binged it in like 3 nights as my wife did schoolwork. I can't wait for season 2!


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I'm more of a dog person but... ya gotta love a sand cat that keeps on keepin' on!
A rare sighting of this elusive and beautiful cat is bringing new insights into the life of a unique species adapted to nocturnal desert life
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Hi, kitty!

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Happiness is a morning at the park. 
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Podcaster, Educator, Geek and Dad
Introduction
I produce the Aaron's World podcast. An imaginative science-themed audio drama for young kids. It was created by my son, Aaron, when he was 6 years old. It's taken us over 5 years to finish the adventure.

Aaron's World is a 50 episode audio-drama following Aaron's time traveling adventures through the prehistoric world with his trusty talking computer companion, INO. If you like adventures with dinosaurs, time travel, robots, and plenty of SCIENCE? Then this podcast is definitely for you!

You can subscribe via iTunes or visit (www.mydogrocket.com) for more information.

Google Plus is my social media home. I love it here. If you want to get to know me and my podcasting family a little better, you've come to the right place. I don't post a lot, but when I do it tends to be public, family-focused, with lots of pictures. And a generous sprinkling of tech, science, and geekiness thrown in for fun.

Oh, and I tend to change my cover photo to match what I'm currently working on in the podcast. Not always, but clues and hints to upcoming episodes do pop up from time to time.
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2011 Parsec Award Winner, 2012 Special Achievement, 2013 Finalist, 2015 Parsec Award Winner!
Education
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
    Geophysics
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
    Education - Physical Sciences
  • California State University, Long Beach
    Counseling - Student Development & Higher Ed Administration
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March 4
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Married