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

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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

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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

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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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