Category Archives: Life

Are You Messy?

One of the worst things about high school was the mess left on the tables in the cafeteria by students who were “too cool” to throw out their garbage. It is something I still can’t comprehend. How do you just … Continue reading

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Jeans Are Uncomfortable

As a lifelong member of the “Jeans Are Awful” club, I couldn’t help but notice on social media the other day that Gen Z was cancelling skinny jeans. What a classic 2021 headline. Take a generation, add the word “cancelling”, … Continue reading

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How Do You Art?

I can’t draw. The pencil touches the paper and it’s all downhill from there. What’s the trick? What’s the secret? Why aren’t my sausage people acceptable? So what if all of my four-legged animal drawings look the same? This post … Continue reading

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Two Zero Two One

Is it too late to write a year-end/start-of-year post? If it is, just let me know and I will stopping typing and go look in the fridge for the eighth time in the last hour, just to see if anything … Continue reading

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What Are Words?

My Senior Kindergarten teacher was universally loved by everyone at my elementary school. No matter what grade you were in, you could walk by the fenced off area for kindergarteners and wave, or say hello, and she’d return the gesture. … Continue reading

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Allegheny County is Pittsburgh

Allegheny County is Pittsburgh, which is home to the Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates.  Fulton County is Atlanta, which is where two seasons of 60 Days In were filmed. Maricopa County is Arizona, where the citizens sing, “At the copa, Maricopa … Continue reading

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29 for 29

My birthday was earlier this month, which means I am contractually obligated to put together a list of things I’ve learned in my life – one for each year – and present them in a, let’s be honest, borderline preachy … Continue reading

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Spread Your Smart

The last four months have really highlighted the fact that people do not listen. Why should they? They know everything. Read their social media accounts. Listen to them at the store. Watch them sneak on the nightly news, when they … Continue reading

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Regis

Television icon, Regis Philbin, has passed away at the age of 88. No one spent more hours on American television; no one was more welcome inside our home, via a television. I had known about the morning show,┬áLive with Regis … Continue reading

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Adults Are Children and Life is Professional Wrestling

When I was in elementary school, I viewed the Grade 7 and Grade 8 students as revered members of the student body. Their classrooms were in the air-conditioned wing of the school. They had their own field for recess. Their … Continue reading

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