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Deal With It

October 21st 2015 3 comments so far  

rubbish paper crumpledLast week, I made a mistake. (Well, I made hundreds, but one is of note today.) In my haste after work one night, I left a Tupperware of half-eaten, creamy pasta sitting in my kitchen sink—and I didn’t find it until the following evening. The lid was still on, so thankfully, I was not confronted with its stench. Yet.

Naturally, I was afraid to open that container, because I knew the smell would be awful. So what did I do? Did I hold my nose and clean it, braving the …

I Wasn’t Expecting That

September 18th 2015 1 comment so far  

girl field storm walkingAt 3:30 in the morning last Friday, my phone rang. People don’t often receive good news, like winning the lottery or being cured of cancer, at that time of night. Usually, an early morning phone call means trouble, and this story is no exception. When I answered, my good friend and neighbor—I’ll call her The Bride—told me her recently wedded husband had suffered a seizure, and she asked if my roommate and I would come wait for the ambulance with her. Within a minute, we were out the …

What Could Have Been

August 18th 2015 No comments yet  

teen sneakers for blogAs I see students return to school once more, I am left reflecting on what it was like to be their ages. Especially when I look at teens transitioning into middle school and high school, my immediate reaction is, “Oh, you poor things.” This is because I am painfully aware of how lonely, lost, and nervous I felt during adolescence. Perhaps you can relate.

I remember that my sophomore year of high school, for example, was one of the roughest times in my history. I had given up dance …

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