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but not mint chocolate chip. that's just wrong.

“Without ice cream, there would be darkness and chaos,” the prophet Don Kardong once said.

I think about that a lot. With all the running advice in the world — high mileage, low mileage, intensity, best time of day, mayo on pizza, cross-training vs. 196 more words


just another morning conversation, part 71

mo: When we started out as a couple, you always made the coffee.

me: That was only to get you to sleep with me.

note to self: don’t talk in the morning till after you’ve had coffee.


morning observations, part 1

■ As it turns out, you do NOT have to add water to the oatmeal before cooking. It’s merely a suggestion.

■ I am always vaguely disappointed when I wake up with a hangover and there’s not a baby and a tiger in the apartment. 110 more words


willie, fiona and me

What i need is a good defense

‘Cause I’m feeling like a criminal

— the prophet fiona apple

My life is flashing before my eyes. 828 more words


#Writober Day 2

How did it go yesterday? Did you find Day 1’s image inspiring? Did you start #Writober with a bang? Jump in with both feet? Or is today the day? 405 more words


Golden Tickets or Good Intentions? Roald Dahl and Race

Yesterday was Roald Dahl Day—really just his birthday, but a day that is celebrated in the UK with, well, a lot of Dahliana (yes, I did just make that word up).  1,048 more words

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