mumbling of an imbecile

Opposite Day: Self-Deprecation

I'm definitely one to make the self-deprecating jokes, but that's just what they are - jokes. I don't take it seriously and I don't mean it to be taken seriously by anyone either. I'm just not one to toot my own horn. And yet people get on my case about being self deprecating and about… Continue reading Opposite Day: Self-Deprecation

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My Sister’s Facial Hair Fiasco of ’15

Let me just start by saying that my sister will kill me if she ever reads this post, so I'm not even sure I'm going to post it. Well - I probably am going to - but if it's my last post ever, you know why. My sister, let's call her P, has always had… Continue reading My Sister’s Facial Hair Fiasco of ’15

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Flickering Lights and Other Gags

A little over five years ago, during my senior year of high school, I had just moved into my dad's apartment. It was one of those big complexes with a dozen buildings and probably a dozen units per building. Each floor had its own laundry room so you didn't have to go out to the… Continue reading Flickering Lights and Other Gags

mumbling of an imbecile

Digging Deeper

So I'm sitting here taking up much more of the couch than I need to, bottle of white zinfandel in hand, and once again I've been thinking too much. This time it's about friendships, and the nature of nostalgia. Recently I've been accidentally thinking about old friends, even to the point where I've been dreaming… Continue reading Digging Deeper

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Taking the Piss

That's a phrase I learned when I visited Europe. We don't say that here, but I've enjoyed it since I first heard it (like a great deal of other European phraseology). Anyway, I've learned recently that a fantastic way to brighten my day is to have a few private laughs entirely of my own. As… Continue reading Taking the Piss