Tag Archives: Children

What In The World?

The world is a strange place. I have a lot that I’d like to say, so I’m going to sit here and write. You can either read all of this, or you can scroll down to the paragraphs that don’t … Continue reading

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Pressing Pause on Video Games

“Are you going to stay home from school and play video games all day?” Before I could even open my mouth, my mom looked at the sales clerk like he was from Mars and said, “No, he’s not.” For the record, I … Continue reading

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A Five-Dollar Dilemma

The year was 1999. I was in Grade 3. Which meant it was time to learn all about pioneers! Looking back, that seems a bit silly to me. Is an eight-year-old really supposed to be interested in learning about pioneers? It … Continue reading

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Two Months At Camp

Today is chicken nugget day. Tomorrow is a dress-up day and a swim day. Three cheers for public pools. Friday is a theme day. But more importantly, Friday is chicken burger day. Except none of that is true anymore. Camp ended … Continue reading

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No Place Like Camp

Noise. Constant noise. Spills. Half-eaten lunches. Picky eaters. Plain bagels. Straw wrappers. Untied shoelaces. Unscented sunscreen that you can smell from a mile away. Lost water bottles. Lost hats. Lost sweaters. Lost underwear. Yes, lost underwear. Goggles that are too … Continue reading

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People Are Gross

Yeah, I’m talking about you. And you. And you. And you in the back who thinks I don’t see them. And you. You. You. You. And you. Especially you. And you. And you. And me. It starts when we’re little; … Continue reading

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Growing Up Millennial

As a person born in the 90s, I am classified as a millennial, which means I am everything that is wrong with the world today. I stare at a screen instead of talking to people. I expect everything handed to … Continue reading

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I Thought Mouthwash Was Hand Soap

You what? We’re all familiar with the dentist, right? You know, the place where someone puts their hands in your mouth, does stuff to your teeth, tells you your gums are bleeding because you don’t floss enough, and tries to … Continue reading

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You Grew Up With A Flip Phone?

How do you know you’re getting old? If you answered, “When your back goes out more than you do”, you are correct and a comedian, but that’s not the answer I was looking for at this time. The answer I was looking … Continue reading

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My Childhood Softball Career: How Bad Do I Smell?

The other day, my Dad and I drove by a plumbing store. I pointed it out. The company that owned the store sponsored my softball team in 2002 when I won my first championship. We couldn’t help but reminisce. It was … Continue reading

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