Last night, meeting one of my roommate's friends at her birthday party
Friend: Hi I'm [name redacted]
Me: Nice to meet you, I'm Brenda [extends arm for a handshake]
Friend: [shakes my hand, but holds on to it longer than I deem appropriate by a member of the opposite sex]
Friend: [still holding onto my hand - leans toward me and... very obviously, smells me] Friend: You. Smell. Tremendous.
Me: ...ah thank you?
Friend: You really do. Great work. Well done.
Some far off feeling, some up close kind of ache.
One night President Obama and his wife Michelle decided to do something out of routine and go for a casual dinner at a restaurant that wasn’t too luxurious. When they were seated, the owner of the restaurant asked the President’s secret service if he could please speak to the First Lady in private. They obliged and Michelle had a conversation with the owner. Following this...
A great teacher can offer an escape from poverty to the child who dreams beyond...– President Obama (via apsies) That’s the dream.
The beauty of things must be that they end.– Jack Kerouac, Tristessa (via honeyforthehomeless)
How do you decide who to marry??
In an age where every grad student and their mother (that part could actually be true) is on OkCupid, how do you find the one? You got to find somebody who likes the same stuff. Like, if you like sports, she should like it that you like sports, and she should keep the chips and dip coming. - Alan, age 10 (Someone probably learned that from his father. Alternatively, “chips and dip”...
If you grew up watching PBS, you’ll know about the game, Confuse the Goose, from the hit TV show “Arthur.” It features the musings of an enterprising young aardvark (I just spelled that word by singing the A-A-R-D-V-A-R-K song from the show, btw) and his charmingly annoying younger sister, D.W. Others classic games from the show included: “Box of Rocks,” which sounded...
Guess which girl wants some tacos.