Category Archives: People

Boyfriend says

“You. You! I have a bone to pick with you. Last night there was some noise in another part of the house. You got up to check it out. That was very manly of you. I appreciate that. But then you … Continue reading

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Conversations with my colleagues

Co-worker1: You know you’ve got the awkward market cornered. Co-worker2: Yeah, you’re like an awkward Walmart that crushes anything smaller and awkward that tries to step on your turf.

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Boyfriend says …

“I slept pretty good. I woke up one time and thought I heard something in the house, but then I realized it was your breathing.”

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A conversation with a friend

“I have to go find hot people soon.” “Like sexy people?” “Like sweaty people. There are no sexy people in Decatur.”

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The origin of species

Every family has its own mythology. Sometimes these stories are a way to restore order to the world when there’s evidence of things that aren’t quite right. Sometimes these stories are a way to inspire obedience. Sometimes these stories are … Continue reading

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A conversation with a friend

“What’s up, Caroline?” “Procrastinating a run. You?” “Eating at a truck stop by myself. Sounds miserable, but it’s kinda great.” “It sounds right up your alley.” “I feel like I’m about to make a shady business deal or cheat on … Continue reading

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A text message from my sister

“A little sunshine: Some guy at” the gym “just asked me what I compete in and I said, ‘Oh, I’m a nudist’ and left straight-faced. Annie wins.”

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