Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Chicken Dance

“Chicken happy can you monkey dance a cheese?” “Quoi?” “Chick-en happy can. You. Monkey. Dance. A cheese?” “I am sorry; I do not understand what you are saying.” I have decided that it would be hysterical to have my own … Continue reading

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Santé Death Stare

LASER EYES! Muhahahahaha!  I will over-power you with my vision!   (queue evil laugh again) In my mind, I see myself in a sort of Wonder-Woman-esque costume, hands on hips, with red lasers shooting out of my eyes. “Why you do … Continue reading

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In Remembrance

I am three years old.  We are careening around a twisty, two-laned mountain highway in eastern Tennessee.  My Mother is white-knuckling the arm rest; and looking at her two little girls in the backseat.  Why did I let my grandfather … Continue reading

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Are the French aliens?

I have now sweated through my totally rad, hot pink sweat band; and droplets of moisture are starting to roll down my forehead.  I grab on with one hand and reach for my towel, mopping my face.  My god, how … Continue reading

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