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The Extremely Short-Lived Stark Kitten Circus

When I was young, I had a pet cat. And as many kids do, I loved my pet with all my little heart. And, as cats are wont to do, she had kittens. I loved those sweet little fluff balls. But one day, at about 9 or 10 years old, I had a lot of imagination, maybe a…
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Let The Workout Games Begin!

Like most people, I want to be in good shape. I like being able to open pickle jars without help, and I certainly like to be in good shape during swimsuit season. However, it can be hard to get my lazy behind up off the couch, and exercising. I call it “inertia.” An object at…
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How I Finally Found My Sports Team

When I was in fourth and fifth grade, there were two questions that year that could make or break friendships and divide a classroom into a war of insults. The first was “Backstreet boys or N’sync?” It was a very big deal which of the two bands you liked at the time, at least among…
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The Sun Did ‘Come Out Tomorrow’

Some days you wake up on the wrong side of the bed. You sleep through your alarm. You get toothpaste on your clothes, you lose a contact. It’s raining, you’re soaked by the time you get to work. You have car trouble… Things just seem to go wrong. I’ve written before about how I like…
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Let’s Change The World

When I was a toddler, I would go up to one of my cousins who was my age and say “Let’s argue!” We would proceed to argue, in toddler fashion, just for fun. It was a great game to us. And it ended when one of our parents, or grandparents, told us to cut it…
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