Returning to School

When we’re in school, teachers always warn us about “the real world.” In school, we train ourselved to be prepared for “reality.” For sixteen years (or more, who’s counting?) I was in school and craved to go “outside.” For two years I’ve seen the real world. I’ve come to the...

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New Everything

Sorry I haven’t updated in a bit. I’m still adjusting to my new work environment as a — gasp! — instructor! Well, ok, ok, I only have one subject, I’m not really a full-time teacher. I’m actually a programmer. But everything’s new — new coworkers, new office, new tasks, new...

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PC Games, Save Me!

“Sorry. All circuits are busy now. Please try your call later.” Girl, your voice may be dripping sweet as honey, but it’s making me wanna pull out all my hair from my scalp at once!!! This is one of the reasons dial-up network connection sucks. I’m on a 24/7 plan...

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Much Ado About Crying

It was an unusually cool, summer night. The pale, silvery moon hung low beneath a clear, velvet sky studded with brilliant- white pinpricks of light. A gentle, evening breeze toyed with our hair as it wafted around us. Fireflies danced out of our way and into the sanctuary of a...

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