Tag Archives: Story

The Dining Room

“It’s a quarter to twelve, and a nickel to five. It’s a quarter to twelve, and a nickel to five.” Ribble the waiter repeats this to himself as he walks into the dining room and gives a quarter to a … Continue reading

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I Look Friendly

I’ve written before about how strangers come up to me in public places and strike up a conversation. Well, it happened again. That’s right kids, it’s story time! So make sure you’re sitting somewhere comfortable – may I suggest your … Continue reading

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Fantasy Sports and Me

There’s a phrase out there that goes like this: “No one cares about your fantasy team.” A quick search of it on Twitter will result in numerous tweets from holier-than-thou citizens, some of which like to capitalize “NO ONE”, to … Continue reading

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My First Trip To Costco

Who wants to hear a story? Great! Gather around and don’t spill your juice box on the carpet. Someone always does. It’s the reason our Kindergarten teachers never trusted us with any food or drink on the carpet. Only duct … Continue reading

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Three People I’ll Never Forget

It was the summer of 2010. I can’t decide if that feels like a long time ago, or just yesterday. Anyway, I was making my debut as a camp counselor. I had no idea what I was getting myself into. … Continue reading

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A Letter To Becky

Dear Becky, I’m tempted to make this letter all about baseball because I know you wouldn’t object to that, but I won’t. It’ll only be 75% about baseball. Balance is good, or something. So, I went to the dentist yesterday … Continue reading

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Remembering The Olympics

I love the Olympics. You may not and that’s okay. But I do. There’s just something about them that draws me in. It’s more than my love for sport and competition. It’s an indescribable feeling. It’s the chill going through … Continue reading

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A Letter To Myka

Dear Myka, I think you’ve waited long enough for this letter. You know how I know that? Because I was on YouTube the other day and one of the recommended videos on the side was the song “I’ll Be Missing … Continue reading

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A Letter To Ariel

Dear Ariel,  I hope this letter gets to you germ free, as I currently have a sore throat that burns like a disco inferno. I haven’t started sneezing yet, but the occasionally sniffle is sending me warning signs. I’m not … Continue reading

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A Letter To Cathy

Dear Cathy, Moien, mein numm ass Paul. But you already knew that! Wéi geet et? I hope well. Lastly, wou ass de supermarché? I need to know! I couldn’t think of any other way to start this letter than by … Continue reading

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