Monthly Archives: January 2018

Viewing Notes: The Bachelor (Arie) Ep. 5

It’s episode five, let’s attack this bee hive. ~ This week they are in Fort Lauderdale, which Arie calls a “beautiful place to fall in love” because he’s contractually obligated to say that about every place they go to. ~ “There’s … Continue reading

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Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

If I had a dime for every time I’ve done a blog post about the Liebster Award, I’d have about 40 cents and still no idea who this Liebster person is or why they have an award named after them. … Continue reading

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A Letter To Jad

Dear Jad, I’ve hit only seven letters on my keyboard and the computer already wants to autocorrect your name to “Had”. And they say technology is supposed to be smart. Ha! What do they know? Who is “they” anyway? While … Continue reading

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Breakdown

Are you lost on the side of the road can I take you some place you call home feeling empty and bare it’s a lonely place up there you can do this, I know you, I’ll show you but now there’s water falling above … Continue reading

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50 Thoughts XVII

1. Do you ever just pause for a moment and remind yourself that game show contestants in the 80s were so happy to learn that a brand new luggage set was the grand prize? Because I do. 2. Is there … Continue reading

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Viewing Notes: The Bachelor (Arie) Ep. 4

Open the door, it’s episode four. ~ Bekah is out swimming in the pool while the girls in the house talk about how young she is. And yet she’s old enough to swim by herself. Hmm. ~ Bekah and Arie are 14 … Continue reading

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You Get An Award, And You Get An Award, And You Get An Award

Hi there, Oprahaul here. Get it? Her name is Oprah. My name is Paul. Together, it is Oprahaul. Because it has the word “haul” in it. And a “haul” is something you get. And I’m giving away stuff…? Just go … Continue reading

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The “Link in Bio” Generation

Writing is a lonely experience for me. I sit at my desk in the middle of the night with the lights off, listening to the same song on repeat for two hours, while staring at a laptop screen, whose brightness … Continue reading

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A Letter To Paul

Dear Paul, To start, I’d just like to confirm that this is not a letter to myself. You are a different person. You live in a different country. Can you confirm this? …. Paul? Blink 46 times if you can … Continue reading

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Viewing Notes: The Bachelor (Arie) Ep. 3

I was going to start this post by taking attendance, but I seem to have misplaced my attendance list. I’ll just assume you’re all here and no one is playing hooky this week. ~ “I’m emotionally and physically drained.” Episode … Continue reading

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