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A burning question

When I was in third grade, the school I transferred to decided to throw me in the ‘Gifted and Talented’ class. I had been in some special classes before that were geared toward students who weren’t challenged by the normal … Continue reading

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PLEASE TO BE SHARING YOUR CRAZY!

Y’all, I am a magnet for weirdness. I don’t know what it is, but something about me–or perhaps my family–just seems to draw in the crazies. It’s like we’re all holding blinking neon signs above our heads that say PLEASE … Continue reading

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And that’s why I can’t be hypnotized.

When I was a senior in high school, a traveling hypnotist visited my home town. He was the kind of person who was regularly engaged by groups of fearful parents to entertain their progeny after events like Prom and graduation … Continue reading

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And that’s how I ended up with a tattoo.

When I was 16 years old, I was a complete snot. If I could go back in time and punch myself in the throat, I totally would. I suppose I wasn’t any worse than your typical teenager, but neither was … Continue reading

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True Story

Tonight my parents came over after confession to see Boo and take us out to dinner. When we got home, Boo and my mom were sitting on the couch in the living room playing with some blocks. During a quiet … Continue reading

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Writing Assignment: Do Over

Okay, so maybe I’ve learned my lesson after yesterday’s shenanigans. Evidently people aren’t as evolved as I had hoped. Basically, we’re still afraid to talk about S-E-X and everything that entails. But… I get it. I wouldn’t really want to … Continue reading

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The Untimely Death of Sir Fluffikins, Esquire

When Boo was born, Red and I lived in a one bedroom, 700 square foot second floor apartment that we shared with my ginormous tomcat, Mr. Kitty. While I was still in the hospital recovering from the shock of delivering … Continue reading

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So a man walks into a bar with a monkey. I forgot the rest of the joke, but your mom is a whore.

I’ve never been a fan of Saturday Night Live. In my entire 26 years, I think I’ve seen three or four episodes start to finish, and those were all from the Chris Farley/Adam Sandler/David Spade era. Nothing about all the … Continue reading

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