The Main Attraction

gym

I was self-conscious about going to the gym because I thought the kilos I had put on would make me stand out among the spandex-clad regulars. [ Read More ]

The Montreal Skating Story [PODCAST]

skating

Sean tells the incredible story of his time ice skating in Montreal. It may have gone on for hours but at least he didn’t fall- wait, scratch that last part. [ Read More ]

How Not To Make A Good Impression At Your Karate Class

I didn't make a Good Impression At My Karate Class

June 8th, 2013– Dear Secret Diary, I can’t believe what you let me do at my Karate class today.  It was only my second class, I felt like a fish out of water, and my legs spent much of the class hour burning.  While this might be OK (or not) on a weekday, it was … [ Read More ]

Caffeine Makes Everything Faster

caffeine

Who doesn’t love caffeine? I wouldn’t even call it a day if there wasn’t caffeine running in my bloodstream. Do I consider the cafe as my second home? Sure, why not? [ Read More ]

The Bench Warmer

basketball

When I began my first year of Junior college, I was surprised to learn that my high school gym teacher had become the college’s basketball coach. [ Read More ]

Um

um

The English teacher had high, thin eyebrows over sharp, Korean-like eyes. Her lips never curved up in the slightest shadow of a smile as she outlined the rules in her classroom. [ Read More ]

McAspirin for McHeadache

fast-food

A long drive home from visiting relatives, I spotted a fast-food restaurant and told my family we were getting dinner. [ Read More ]

Why Won’t She Talk? [PODCAST]

talk

Jessica learns how to talk very early in life, but all of a sudden stops one day.  Why? [ Read More ]

You’d Lose Your Head if it Wasn’t Screwed On

keys

We all met up at a small restaurant on Koh Samui, a palm-blanketed gemstone of an island in the Gulf of Thailand. [ Read More ]

A Rough Start

I had been a waiter for almost a year.  While studying film in college, I figured it was important to invest in my future, so I got a job at a restaurant on the South Boston waterfront. [ Read More ]

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