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DOG DAYS: ON BEING UNEMPLOYED IN THE MIDDLE OF SUMMER

We here at MojoFiction have been away for a while.  We did not intend to be.  But back in June we had just made a huge scientific discovery using our rarely-mentioned PhD in neuroscience from one of the nation’s top schools that operates only on the internet and, for some reason, only accepts tuition payments via wire to a bank we’ve never heard of in the Caribbean.  716 more words

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Summer!

Well, it’s been 5 months of not writing. The Spring brought a feeling of excitement and stagnation in my life. Total bliss as my USA summer tickets were booked and I was going for the longest I’ve ever been out of England since moving there (9 1/2 weeks!). 201 more words

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Scott's Subs - What's Your Flavor?

Do you love sub sandwiches?  Are you in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan or Northern Wisconsin? 487 more words

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25 Things People Mistakenly Say to Yoopers

If you spend as much time on Facebook as I do, you’ve probably noticed the recent explosion of articles that list a random number of quirky factoids that are completely irrelavent to real life. 1,191 more words

Upper Peninsula

Mandy Elizabeth reblogged this on Forever Yooper and commented:

Many of my Facebook friends have been posting this in the last week. As a Yooper myself, I appreciate this post. It's totally true. On a side note, I decided to change the name of my blog. I've been thinking a lot about how much I love this homeland after moving to a new area in the U.P. I'll always be a Yooper even if I someday decide to leave here. So, that's why I changed it to Forever Yooper. That's what I am and it's what I'm proud to be.

Just. Don't. Blink.

One of the sometimes-frustrating things about living in this part of the world (besides all of the dumb comments) is that summer is so short. 273 more words

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