Monthly Archives: February 2009

Roommates Pt 2

The above photo was taken the day my roommates moved in. That’s the cleanest the apartment has been since. Possibly the only reason I can still tolerate living with two messy and inconsiderate roommates is the fact that I have … Continue reading

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Roommates Pt 1

I never lived in a dorm in college. Sometimes I wondered if I’d been cheated the experience. Mostly I was just grateful. I think I’m making up for it now. Currently I share a two bedroom apartment with two young … Continue reading

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When I was in fifth grade, our teacher announced that a new student would be joining us all the way from China. The girl didn’t speak a word of English, so it would be up to us to help her … Continue reading

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Not Safe For Work

This post could possibly become Not Safe For Work. I wouldn’t know. My concept of Not Safe For Work has been drastically altered since I began my job here in Hawaii. It’s one of those jobs that is perfectly legitimate, … Continue reading

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My first week alone in my first apartment, I managed to burn a pizza in the oven. Actually, it caught on fire, complete with flames that wafted menacingly when I opened the oven door. The quantity of black smoke pooling … Continue reading

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