about Alex

As copywriter for Esurance, Alex had professional experience in everything from film to literature to (thanklessly!) correcting the grammar in friends' emails. As a fervent Minnesota sports fan, he spends most of his non-writing time gently weeping into cereal bowls.

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7 Memorable Things to Do on a Snow Day

Don’t squander another snow day on mindless TV and halfhearted snowmen. Here are 7 memorable things that both adults and kids can enjoy when it’s snowing.

DIY hacks | Homeowners 101

How to Shovel Your Driveway Efficiently (and Safely)

Learn how to shovel your driveway correctly so you can spend more time in the living room this winter.

Safe and smart | Home safety

The History of Daylight Saving Time: How Much Do You Know? [Quiz]

We handle Daylight Saving Time like clockwork today. But it wasn’t always so smooth (or popular). How much you know about the messy history of Daylight Saving Time?

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13 Terrifyingly Good Horror Movies You Haven’t Seen

Sick of the same old scary movies? Treat yourself to one of these hidden gems this Halloween.

Insurance 101

2,015 Insurance-Themed Predictions for the 2015 Football Season

From complex coverages to unpredictable collisions, insurance and pro football have a lot in common. Time to find out how much (or more likely how little) one writer’s wisdom in the former translates to the latter.

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