Tag Archives: Culture

Football Fever in August

Three years ago, I was sitting in a hotel room in Cleveland wondering why ESPN was only talking about the NFL. It was August. The season hadn’t started yet. Where are my baseball highlights? I didn’t understand. When a new … Continue reading

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Viewing Notes: The Bachelorette (Hannah) – Ep. 6

Have you ever dipped a cracker in a jar of peanut butter when the peanut butter was running low and accidentally dropped the cracker at the bottom, making it difficult to recover without needing a second cracker to rescue it? … Continue reading

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Viewing Notes: The Bachelorette (Hannah) – Ep. 3

It has come to my attention that the 50th edition of these Bachelor/ette recaps was two weeks ago – the season premiere. What perfect timing! And I missed it. A whole fortnight has passed. So, here’s a belated thank you … Continue reading

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50 Thoughts XXVII

1. Do the random, far-fetched scenarios you think about before falling asleep, ever actually happen in real life? 2. Famous people really love to complain on Twitter when their flight is delayed. I’m sorry all of your money has put … Continue reading

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Viewing Notes: The Bachelorette (Hannah) – Ep. 2

Welcome back to another life-changing edition of viewing notes for episode two of The Bachelorette. This week, we learn the ABCs of love which DEF-initely brings out the alpha-bet obsessed nature of one contestant, while another contestant is just plain … Continue reading

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Listening To Popular Songs For The First Time

I like to think I know a little bit about a lot of things. However, when it comes to popular songs of today, I am…I am…I am trying to avoid the “fish out of water” analogy, so give me a … Continue reading

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You Know Something I Don’t

That’s a rather ominous title, isn’t it? Sounds like something you type on a typewriter and watch play out in a crime-ridden town like Cabot Cove. Where’s Sheriff Tupper when you need him? For those playing at home, that was … Continue reading

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It Must Have Been Dust

If you were to look through my childhood photo albums, you’d eventually come across a picture of me vacuuming the house at the mature age of three. “You got dirt? I’ll be right over as soon as mommy gives me … Continue reading

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How We Say Hello

I was at the annual family Christmas party last weekend, which means the dessert table had more selection than most buffets and every cheese served as an appetizer came with a story. But before all the food gets inhaled, you … Continue reading

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50 Thoughts XXIV (Holiday Edition)

1. When I was 5, I was coming out of a store at the mall with my mom, and Santa’s throne was straight ahead. We made eye contact and he waved at me. I waved back. If I remember correctly, … Continue reading

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