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I spent my first year of college 1,200 miles from home, wedged between the ocean and the Gas Lamp District of downtown San Diego at San Diego State University (better known as the set of… 752 more words


Lamest knee accident ever, pt II.: Surgery

Hospitals suck. I did receive a premium, state-of-the art treatment. The doctors were pretty much all qualified and everything ran pretty smoothly except for some delay. 365 more words


Shot to Dust

It happens that Steven Spielberg is in town working on his next big production. I don’t suppose the catering facilities look much like these:

But the humble nearby… 220 more words

Kathy Freeman

And There Came A Desire To Be Mentally Strong

I believe that I am mentally strong. I work to be so. And it is work because there are many, many things that I allow to grind down my mental strength. 36 more words


Fabula sau invataturi

Vitica si boul – Fabula de Esop
O vitica, plina de marete si curate idealuri, a vazut odata cum un bou se trudea la plug, si l-a criticat, plina de verva, reflectand asupra nefericitei sale vieti de munca neincetata. 82 more words

Look at my Daycare, Ye Mighty, and Despair!

In which I utterly fail to make a cogent point about social development, but succeed at using the phrase “toddlery wrath”.

The earliest moment of my social development (in my conscious memory at least) happened while I was still a toddler (the exact age eludes me). 1,053 more words


When I was in high school, I had a summer job with the County’s Department of Buildings and Grounds. I worked with an amazingly hysterical group of guys (who did not know they were hysterical in any way). 282 more words