Tofu, Anyone?

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A classmate and I were discussing some frustrations of dorm life at my university in the Netherlands. High on my list was the difficulty of keeping others from eating ice cream I’d stored in the dorm’s refrigerator. [ Read More ]

The Secret Weapon

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Jerry’s pal, Yudee, uses his new-found strength after a work-related accident to tryout for the highschool wrestling team. How did he do? [ Read More ]

My Love Story in a Nutshell

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I had proposed to a neighborhood boy when I was little. But he teased me by telling everyone about it for the next 6 years of elementary school. [ Read More ]

CC’s New Name [PODCAST]

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Charlie tells the funny true story about taking his daughter Sierra to kindergarten. Since Sierra has a nickname, CC, he wanted to make sure the teacher and kids called her whichever name she preferred. But Sierra had a different idea… [ Read More ]

Cir-Cat

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As a teacher, you often encounter funny and creative answers from your students’ worksheets and tests. Because they know I sometimes merit an extra point for it, they make sure that they give it a shot every single time. [ Read More ]

Change Of Plans: A Star Is Born

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“What do you have to do to become a doctor?” my daughter, Kelsey, once asked. [ Read More ]

How to Fit in the Mind of a First Grader

One day, when I was in first grade, my teacher was leading us in making a chart about tooth loss. [ Read More ]

Strawberry Goes To College [VIDEO]

Justin tells the tale of getting a turtle as a little kid and learning that turtles live a VERY long time! He’s outgrown the pet and now has no idea what to do with it.  So, what does one do with an old turtle?  Send it to college! [ Read More ]

Pranking Who [PODCAST]

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Pia tells the story of a prank war she and her friends had in college. Did she come out on top? [ Read More ]

How Many Girls

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Right after high school I got a job in a daycare helping take care of 5-6 year old kids. The job was an exhausting 9-7 but some moments with these kids made everything worthwhile. [ Read More ]

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