Monthly Archives for August 2012

The End Pieces

Laundry day again. Of all the culturally-declared duties that a mother has in the household, laundry was perhaps the only one Janet truly enjoyed. It was the only time her husband and two kids didn’t give her flack for going … Continue reading

30. August 2012 by Greg
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Review: Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness

Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness by Scott Jurek My rating: 3 of 5 stars It’s no Born to Run, but makes a good complement. If you’ve read Born to Run and found the descriptions of Scott … Continue reading

24. August 2012 by Greg
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Teeth

Another one is teeth. These are the worst. Lots of people have these nightmares. And if you’re one of those many, you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about. You’re in the middle of a conversation. At a dinner party, say. … Continue reading

24. August 2012 by Greg
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Hair

One of the classic jokes about puberty is how you start to get hair in funny places. What people rarely talk about is how you continue getting ever more hair in funnier and funnier places. Until you get so old … Continue reading

17. August 2012 by Greg
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HBCme

Jerome was getting his graduate degree from a historically black university (HBCU). He wasn’t black, and this worried him. Not that they would kick him out or something; the university was perfectly fine with a scrawny little Catholic boy attending. … Continue reading

09. August 2012 by Greg
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Cull

 Stephen Wilde was a great teacher. I mean a really great teacher. He was tough, but fair. And most of all, he gave a shit. That’s why all the kids liked him. They called him Professor Steve even though his … Continue reading

02. August 2012 by Greg
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