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Not Like the Movies

The carwash brushes swirl the soap back and forth, back and forth across the windshield. The light reflects off the thick bubbles. There’s a faint slap-slap every time the rubber part hits the glass. 545 more words

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Miss Piggy's Big Number

My knees bear testament to my clumsiness. They both carry faded yet visible remnants of an epic netball game played in Johannesburg in 1991. We lost. 516 more words

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It is better to be the one who smiles than the one who does not smile back.

I came across this quote this morning and it caused me to pause for a moment and reflect.

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Fantastic, I thought, as I watched them performing. These kids are fantastic!

It wasn’t just their performances – some of those were definitely less than fantastic. 782 more words

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249. Bro, Do You Even Lift?

I have been going to the gym a couple of times now.

(3, to be exact)

Backstory: a couple of years ago, my mom decided that the property business was a pretty good place to venture into with all the money she’d saved as a schoolteacher over the years, 2008 Financial Crisis notwithstanding. 571 more words

Life And Times

That thing we all have but never like to talk about.


We all have it…. but rarely like to discuss it. Like boogers. Or sex.

Having weakness isn’t something to be ashamed of, it’s part of what makes us human. 418 more words

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The volume of your inner voice.

Going with your gut. Following your intuition. Whatever you call it I need to do it more often.

As a child I was very intuitive. I would… 682 more words

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