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If you only read one of my blog posts ever, make it this one

*I've never used my blog for this purpose before, so I hope you'll forgive me - thanks in advance for taking a few minutes to read through this. I've made no secret of how wretchedly awkward I was as a kid. (And as a teenager, and as an adult.) I was a pigeon-toed, bookish, hyperactive… Continue reading If you only read one of my blog posts ever, make it this one

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What They Don’t Tell You About Life

Here's what they tell you about life: You can do anything you set your mind to. Good things happen to good people, and vice versa. When you fall in love, "you'll just know." Cursive is an important thing to learn. Humpty Dumpty is an egg, even though absolutely nothing in the nursery rhyme ever indicates… Continue reading What They Don’t Tell You About Life

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: A Collection of Poems

Hey there, readers! Happy Throwback Thursday! If you're new around here, Throwback Thursday is when we take a trip down memory lane with the recent discovery of all my childhood journals. Sometimes these trips are nostalgic, some confrontational, some humorous, and still others are a little haunting for me. But nonetheless, I hope they're entertaining.… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: A Collection of Poems

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: A 10-Year-Old’s Take on Boys

Welcome back to Throwback Thursday! Where we explore the labyrinthine rabbit holes of Susie's youthful brain, as documented in 16 years' worth of childhood journals. This week, we'll be delving into the mind of 10-year-old Susie, upon her first exposure to a permeating lifelong challenge: boys. On October 12, 1999, I plopped down onto my… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: A 10-Year-Old’s Take on Boys

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Throwback Thursday: A Letter to The Anonymous Sticker Bully

Hi there, readers. It's that time again - Throwback Thursday! Which means the rest of the Interwebz is posting instagram-filtered photos of yesteryear... and I'm over here with a bucket of popcorn, entertaining myself with the recent discovery of all my childhood journals. And I'm passing that entertainment onto youuu! This week's installment is a… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: A Letter to The Anonymous Sticker Bully

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Throwback Thursday, Installment Numero Dos!

Hi there readers! In case you were abducted by aliens last week (which is the only excuse I will accept for not reading my blog), I recently started a new feature called Throwback Thursday. What's Throwback Thursday, you ask? (Okay, you're probably not asking. In fact, you've probably stopped reading and are now off eating… Continue reading Throwback Thursday, Installment Numero Dos!

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Why I Should Never Be Left Home Alone

Taylor is at a super important work conference this week, which means I have the house to myself. For other, more functional human beings, this might mean a certain sense of freedom - a refuge from the standard routine and an opportunity to indulge. For non-functional human beings (READ: psychopaths; Susie), this week means obsessive,… Continue reading Why I Should Never Be Left Home Alone