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The Examined Life

Socrates famously stated that the unexamined life is not worth living for a human. Dogs, koala bears, snails, and other such creatures get a free pass, which explains a lot about why they always seem so happy—or at least nonchalant: … 832 more words


The Painkillers

The school year flew by me. My Mom had met Josh’s Mom. The two of them agreed that the best place to send Josh to was my grammar school. 1,758 more words


We Just Needle Little Christmas

Now that the frenzy of Black Friday and the clamor of Cyber Monday have abated and the emails clogging my inbox reveal that I would have gotten a larger discount if I’d just waited until Total-up Tuesday or We-didn’t-sell-as-much-as-we-thought-we-would Wednesday, it’s time to turn my attention to other holiday-inspired activities. 907 more words


Flo/Rida: A State Divided (by the way, whatever happened to that guy?)

On October 7th South Miami officials passed a resolution with a vote of 3-2 to split Florida in half, and make South Florida our nation’s 51st state. 1,197 more words