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Foreign Exchange Students
Foreign Exchange Students

Over the years I’ve learned more and more about things my family did that I assumed all fami

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superlatives »

My Greatest Fear #53: Driving Without a License

A few days ago I accepted a short-notice dinner invitation (Vietnamese food–how could I say no

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television »

Would You Record Every Second of Your Life?
Would You Record Every Second of Your Life?

Black Mirror is fantastic. A friend recently turned me on to this short-run BBC drama about some of

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relationships »

Would You Let Someone Else Choose Your Bedtime Attire?
Would You Let Someone Else Choose Your Bedtime Attire?

Lately I’ve been using compatibility questions from the dating site OkCupid for blog fodder.

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pet please »

Pet Please #121: Discovering and Plucking an Unexpectedly Long Hair Growing on a Part of Your Body That Doesn’t Have Long Hair

This is my favorite. I am not a particularly hairy man. I’ll leave it at that–I think it

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