Sam Hedenberg
MeetSam Hedenberg
Sam Hedenberg is a humor blogger living in Northern Virginia. When he grows up, he wants to be a writer or quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles.

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{On the House}: The Audacity of Asking for a Discount

Some patrons don’t mind requesting a discount. But it’s a bit presumptuous, no? Bartender Sam reflects on why you should never ask.

Sam Hedenberg
August 18, 2021
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Holy Moly, Or The Time I Almost Joined a Cult

Some go to church to be closer to Jesus, while others go to church to be closer to girls. So how did that all go so wrong?

Sam Hedenberg
July 20, 2021
Wildcard
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Bored on the Fourth of July

Sam knows that having an infant can really mess up your social life. But with a little perspective, maybe the Fourth of July can bring fireworks.

Sam Hedenberg
July 15, 2021
Lifestyle
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{Cicada} Me Crazy: Marking The Passage of Time

Cicadas may only be active for four to six weeks, but they also function as a 17 year timestamp for chapters in our lives. Remembering to look back.

Sam Hedenberg
June 17, 2021
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Whistling Past the {Graveyard}

As a kid, death is abstract and far off, almost impossible to conceive. But as we grow older, playing in graveyards feels like tempting fate.

Sam Hedenberg
May 12, 2021
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{Hot Dogging} with Mr. Touchdown

Sam was just innocently shooting around, when he attracted the attention and animosity of a young heckler. This one brings us back.

Sam Hedenberg
May 4, 2021
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Eviction Notice: How Do Kids Take Up So Much {Space}?

When you have a baby, people offer all kinds of advice. But they don’t tell you about how much space these little things take up in your life.

Sam Hedenberg
March 18, 2021
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Please Mr. Postman: For the Love of {Junk Mail}

You know that feeling of adventure before you open the mailbox? It could be anything. Sam savors that moment, and even the small disappointments along the way.

Sam Hedenberg
March 3, 2021
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You Never Forget Your First {Moving Day}

Moving is a remarkably awful experience. But when it’s your first place and you’re just learning how to be an adult, it’s nothing if not memorable.

Sam Hedenberg
February 8, 2021
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