Crappy Halloween!

I’m a little behind on my Halloween post because my family still has no power from the Frankenstorm that hit the beast coast last week. Was it last week? I can’t tell what day it is without my google calendar. The Mayans would be soooo disappointed.. Halloween was canceled in NJ for the second year…

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"Did the tigers run all around that tree?"
"I thought they'd never stop. I never saw so many tigers." "There were only six," Sybil said.
"Only six!" said the young man. "Do you call that only?"
"Do you like wax?" Sybil asked.
"Do I like what?" asked the young man. "Wax."
"Very much. Don't you?"
Sybil nodded. "Do you like olives?" she asked.
"Olives--yes. Olives and wax. I never go anyplace without 'em." "Do you like Sharon Lipschutz?" Sybil asked.
"Yes. Yes, I do," said the young man. "What I like particularly about her is that she never does anything mean to little dogs in the lobby of the hotel. That little toy bull that belongs to that lady from Canada, for instance. You probably won't believe this, but some little girls like to poke that little dog with balloon sticks. Sharon doesn't. She's never mean or unkind. That's why I like her so much."
Sybil was silent.
"I like to chew candles," she said finally.

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It’s all happening!

We break our lives up into various different epochs. I, myself, am moving through a lot of noteworthy changes. Yesterday was my last day of the crappy part-time job at the outdoors store I had been working at. Love y’all, really ;) Tomorrow, I’m moving out of my parents’ house, again, and into a SAHWEEEEEEEET…

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Next month I will be 27.

But I’m 28 now. I’ve decided that this year I’m going to start aging in reverse. I mean, you hear people say things like, “Age is just a number” and “You’re only as young as you feel!” all the freakin time, so Warum nicht? That’s how you say “why not?” in German. I learned it…

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