Monthly Archives: September 2011

If I could become two people right now, these are the first two things I’d do

Hi. My name is Justin. I am 17 years old. The first thing I’m going to do is write a list of all the important things in my life. 1.) My friends. Getting along with people is the most important … Continue reading

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On again, off again

Facebook is a friend I liken to cocaine. I don’t need it – but I really, really, really want it. It could be hazardous to my health. I know it’s increased my heart rate on more than four occasions. We all know by … Continue reading

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Where I live was in the NY Times

Here’s the Sept. 22 article. You have to have a username (takes a matter of seconds to register) to read it. Greenwood, S.C., had steepest economic decline in the U.S. Possibly the most revealing part of this piece is not … Continue reading

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Losing teeth

My daughter had four front, lower baby teeth pulled by the dentist recently. He said she’s among the roughly 30 percent of children whose baby teeth don’t fall out on their own; he’ll likely have to pull them all out … Continue reading

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The start of the end: How the Buffalo Bills will kill themselves

It’s the same garbage every year. This year, however, is different. Two weeks into 2011, the Bills are undefeated … and people are talking about them. Yes, that is correct. I watched three shows in 90 minutes on NFL Network … Continue reading

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Wedding day

Kalista, Last week, we attended a friend’s wedding in New York. (Okay, so the reception was all that was in New York. The ceremony was in Bradford, Pennsylvania, but who’s looking?) It’s likely you’ll only remember of this day how … Continue reading

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You can’t be young forever

So I realized this week I’m getting old. Something like that, anyway. At Walgreens last week I was more than delighted to see a fully-stocked aisle of Halloween decorations, candy and things of the sort. Eight minutes passed before I realized I … Continue reading

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