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May you remember your New Year's Eve

I will not bore you with a list of my New Year's resolutions, since to be perfectly frank I'm certain that most people forget their resolutions as soon...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by john, on Aug 22, 2016 at 4:38 am | 2 comments | 5661 Views

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The horrifying truth

Mondays. The jarring beginning of the work week, the guillotine-like cut off of the weekend. The day that I seem to have forgotten everything I once knew about routines,...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by akki, on Aug 17, 2016 at 4:23 am | 1 comment | 2857 Views

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Dear cool people...

This is a message from your friendly neighborhood Laughter Police: don't worry about whether or not you're one of the 'cool kids.' Chances are...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by akki, on Aug 17, 2016 at 3:10 am | 1 comment | 5108 Views

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What I thought when I saw the preview for 'The Smurfs 2'

If Quentin Tarantino had directed "The Smurfs 2" it would have gone something like this... ...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by akki, on Aug 13, 2016 at 12:40 am | 1 comment | 5988 Views

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On second thought, let's just pet the bunnies

The goat has never been accused of being a majestic creature. With their strangely shaped pupils, their tendency to eat everything and a general taste for destruction,...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by akki, on Aug 12, 2016 at 11:30 pm | 2 comments | 6063 Views

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My Funny Valentine

Happy Valentine's Day, or as some have affectionately called it, Happy Single Awareness Day. Valentine's Day is not merely a day where sweethearts canoodle...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Masseytruth, on Aug 12, 2016 at 9:51 pm | 3 comments | 7783 Views

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First-World Cat Problems

No species has had to face such harsh reality as the house cat. Revered for centuries in ancient Egypt and prized aboard ships of old as the resident rodent police,...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on Nov 23, 2013 at 12:56 pm | 3 comments | 22348 Views

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Instant human: just add coffee

I am not a morning person. I don't spring out of bed with bright eyes or bushy tail, ready for the day with a spring in my step and a song in my heart. No,...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Ishmael, on Sep 13, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 6835 Views

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Ben Affleck cast as new Batman... Weirdly enough, not as a joke

The nerd world is abuzz with news of the casting of Batman in the upcoming "Man of Steel" sequel. Christian Bale -- for reasons I speculate involve the...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Flash, on Aug 24, 2013 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 6646 Views

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What shoes mean to women

I'd like to put shoes in perspective for the masses. In particular, the universal obsession women have with shoes. As one of those women, I feel that I have...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mary Goodwin, on Aug 21, 2013 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 5841 Views

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A musical note

Today we're going to talk about music. Music is a complex and sometimes very unappealing organization of noise that is written by a composer who will likely...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Pete, on Aug 15, 2013 at 8:07 am | 1 comment | 5608 Views

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A cat's ownership rights

This morning, instead of waking up to The Doors' "Break On Through," I woke up to my kitten gnawing on my hand. Front paws clutching my forearm, little...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Wemon and Cats will do as they please,, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 4456 Views

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Insert 'Jaws' theme song here

This week is a special week. Not because school looms on the horizon, not because of the panicked scramble for on sale pencils and notebooks. This is Shark Week....

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Aug. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 6251 Views

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Curriculum for cracking up

Welcome to the inaugural post of LOL (Lessons on Laughter). They say that laughter is the best medicine, and my aim is to prescribe and dole out dosages of the stuff...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on Jul 18, 2013 at 8:15 am | 2 comments | 8368 Views

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There's a reason kids are so cute

Kids are cute for a reason. They say completely absurd things, like to destroy whatever they can get their hands on, and have a deep attachment to the word 'no.'...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on May. 28, 2013
There are no comments yet. 5966 Views

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No tricks up my sleeve

When we're kids we're taught to believe in everything and never stop dreaming. A few years go by and suddenly Santa Claus is a Coca Cola marketing ploy...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on May. 29, 2013
There are no comments yet. 5576 Views

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Hefty holidays

I'm dreaming of a thin Christmas. A holiday season where I don't compulsively eat twelve ginger snaps at one time, where I can put down the fourth York...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Dec. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 6265 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
By Roz Rogoff | 24 comments | 1,795 views

A Costco tempest in a tea pot
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 502 views

Anatomy of a Summer Camp Project A Visual Essay, Phase 2
By John A. Barry | 1 comment | 171 views