Imma Let You Finish

October 10, 2011

Me and Kanye West have something in common. And I mean besides our vast fortunes and legions of fans. We’re both interrupters. I try to be polite when I have conversations with people, but there’s always a little voice inside of me that is aching to blurt out something. It’s so bad that I actually…

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Funner Ways to Motivate Your Inner Athlete

October 7, 2011

When I was in 5th grade, I wrote a poem that rhymed the word summer with the word funner. My teacher helpfully informed me that funner wasn’t a real word, but he gave me permission to use it because I had “artistic license.” Now I think of something being funner if it’s edgy fun or…

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How to Stay Sweet in a Sour World

October 5, 2011

“You’re always so happy.” I get that a lot, and it’s true. I am happy…much happier than most people I know. These days, it’s unusual to find someone whose baseline is happiness. What I mean by baseline is the most common state the person is in. If you walked into your coworker’s office without knocking…

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Lessons From the Farmers Market

September 30, 2011

On the weekends, Chris and I like to go to the farmers market on the Embarcadero by the Ferry Building. I’m always finding something new to try. Have you ever eaten a pluot? I’d never seen them before moving to California (they’re a cross between a plum and an apricot). Pluots are absolutely delicious, fresh,…

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Singing in the Non-Rain

September 28, 2011

It doesn’t rain much here in San Francisco. It actually started raining on Sunday after having no rain for months, so Chris and I rushed outside to take some pictures. Of course, the rain had stopped by the time we hit the street. Hee hee, it was kind of funny, though. We decided to take…

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