Category Archives: Observed


Art teacher: Your son is, like, an artistic genius.  But, he’s disruptive in class.  I need him to take it down a notch. Me: Yeah, it’s like that in school, too.  I don’t really know what to tell you, but … Continue reading

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I will never forget a particular conversation I had many years ago at a party.  I was living in South Carolina, and the party was on Sullivan’s Island, in a house right on the beach.  I remember thinking how amazing … Continue reading

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Not Everyone Likes You

Actually, not everyone likes ME.  Maybe you are a really awesome person and everyone does like you.  If so, good for you! (Before you read the rest of this post, I just want to make it clear that this is … Continue reading

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The Chicken Bus

There are many joys in Amish country, but the most fascinating sight I’ve seen there is The Chicken Bus.  The first time we drove by, I wasn’t expecting it, and so we went by kind of quick while I just … Continue reading

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