Bill “Spruke” Boulden is an engineer and musician from Buffalo, NY. When not blogging about his experiences with addiction and recovery, he spends his days developing web software and his nights DJing and producing music as “Spruke”. A lifelong nerd, Bill’s free time is spent playing Blizzard games such as Overwatch and Hearthstone with his wife. He has a tattoo of the five mana symbols of Magic: The Gathering across his heart.
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