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I’m a little plum…

Today in class we were taking science notes on sound. The portion we are looking at today is about the human voice and vocal cords. The information we were discussing was that part of the reason men tend to have lower pitched voices than women is that their vocal cords tend to be longer.  This… Continue reading I’m a little plum…

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She’s a Jolly Good Fellow

Remarkable things have happened on this day in history. In 1493 Christopher Columbus discovered Puerto Rico. In 1545 Pope Paul III opened the council of Trent. In 1863 Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address. In 1969 Apollo 12 touched down on the moon (or so they say). In 1992 Philumina popped outta momma. Yes, this post… Continue reading She’s a Jolly Good Fellow

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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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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

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23 lessons in 23 years

I feel like I am part of a generation many lessons are lost on. While I can't deny that on many occasions I've been an active participant in this sad situation, I feel that it is incumbent on me to find myself some solutions. So, here are 23 lessons I've learned, or tried to learn,… Continue reading 23 lessons in 23 years