Archive for June, 2013

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#46: Princess for a Day

It seems like all American girls are hard-wired to adore princesses. There isn’t any scientific evidence to back this up, but I’m fairly certain that female babies are born with glitter in their hippocampus. Just visit a preschooler’s home. You’re likely to find a treasure-trove of princesses stuff; toys, movies, dress-up clothes, books. Toy stores […]

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#45: French Braiding

Bonjour Je m’appelle Megan. Comment allez-vous? I have just exhausted my French-speaking abilities.  Even though I took French class for five years, I can barely utter my name. Actually it was more than five years if you consider that I had to drop French 301 twice before finally squeaking by with a C in the last semester […]

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Update: Was my Psychic right?

I received some fairly general life advice from a seemingly intoxicated women giving walk-up future altering advice from a plastic covered sofa in her living room. I was skeptical at the time, but gave her the benefit of the doubt on some of her highly theatrical omens. Now that it’s been about 18 months, I […]

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#44: Flying a Kite

From K- 5th grade I was on the winning streak of a lifetime. I won BINGO every consecutive year at Fun Night (save one year when I was banned from Fun Night due to Streep Throat). If you’re not familiar with Fun Night, you are missing out. Each year our elementary shool hosted a carnival […]

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#43: Chopping Wood

Thank goodness it is 2013. Frankly, I don’t know how anyone survived before the industrial revolution.  It seems inconceivable to live in an era when you couldn’t take a daily shower, dive a car, wear pants or watch hours of DVR reruns of King of Queens.   I would be woefully useless if I was […]

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