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I’ve Moved!!!

You can now find me at MatthewWengerd.net. For those of you who might be confused (“but that’s where I though I was!”), MatthewWengerd.net previously redirected you to mwengerd.blog.usf.edu. That’s where you are right now.

If you don’t mind, just mosey on over and we’ll keep things moving along over there.

a small favor from my rss readers

I have apparently just joined the 21st Century and discovered FeedBurner. My Google Analytics stats have not accurately reflected my readership to this point because GA cannot (to my knowledge) analyze feed traffic. Enter FeedBurner. If you like me enough to care about my self-esteem, please click here to re-subscribe to my [...]

what’s in a name?

This website has been known as “104 weeks” for almost 104 weeks. My first post was on 25 June 2006. It was planned as a chronicle of two years (not quite 104 weeks, actually) for Graduate school. I’m near the end of my schooling and things have evolved here. While I’m [...]

an open call for response

Seth Godin wrote a great post about not needing a resume.

A resume is an excuse to reject you. Once you send me your resume, I can say, “oh, they’re missing this or they’re missing that,” and boom, you’re out.

and

If you don’t have a resume, what do you have?

How about three extraordinary letters of recommendation from [...]

it’s not just a precious stone

Marc Geelhoed (Deceptively Simple) recently transitioned from Classical Music Journalist to “CSO Resound Coordinator.” Here, he writes a post I would consider a must-read for anyone who’s ever found themselves in a situation such as mine: about to graduate with some sort of music degree (mine happens to be an MM in Jazz [...]

three things

1_The Bad Plus on Conan Friday 14 March 2008. I normally tape Conan, as I don’t tend to stay up that late, but this one was worth the loss of sleep. Pics and a post here.

2_Matt Heller’s adventures on Calgary’s public transportation system beat any bit of the 45 minute commute I’ve been [...]