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In Your Youth, Did You You Ever Discover That You Were Unexpectedly Good at Something?
In Your Youth, Did You You Ever Discover That You Were Unexpectedly Good at Something?

I was a scrawny, geeky kid. Through elementary school and middle school, I was a good student. Often

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My Greatest Fear #62: Thunder and Lightning
My Greatest Fear #62: Thunder and Lightning

I readily admit that most of my “greatest fears” are irrational and outlandish, like pot

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Have You Watched Letterkenny?
Have You Watched Letterkenny?

For the last month or so, a few friends have been quoting this television show, Letterkenny, nonstop

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Black Mirror and Perfect Matches
Black Mirror and Perfect Matches

Tonight I watched “Hang the DJ,” a fourth-season episode of Black Mirror that several pe

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Pet Please #152: Cats Carrying Toys in Their Mouths
Pet Please #152: Cats Carrying Toys in Their Mouths

I wish so badly I had a photo of Biddy doing this, but I’ve never caught him in the act. Every

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