I made some soup for family and friends. While stirring, I accidentally spilled salt into the pot.
“There is too much salt in this soup!” they cried. “We need to do something to stop this from happening again!”
I promised to be more careful next time and my words put everyone at ease.
The next time I made soup, I spilled salt again.
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I write for The Odyssey on a weekly basis, and this week, I wrote about my experience with this great new fad diet that everyone has been raving about. I spent thirty days trying it out, seeing what changes it would make to my body and my physical health and my general self. Thankfully, I had an amazing time with it, and I encourage everyone to try it out too! Continue reading “A Healthier, More Fit, Cleaner Me”
One giant Easter egg filled with 80’s references and gamer culture, Ready Player One by Ernest Cline was an easy, enjoyable read, but left me wanting just a bit more candy inside that plastic shell.
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Sam Showers entered the library with a big smile on his freckled face and a spring in his step. Today was not just another average Monday at this second home of his. Today was the day he would receive the prestigious “Outstanding Community Member” award, given annually to the cheeriest, hardest-working, most-dedicated-to-their-town individual in all of Townville. He had combed his curly red hair into perfect submission, worn his favorite green-plaid flannel and khakis, and even gone through his teeth cleaning routine three times to ensure he looked his best when he was handed the gold-plated replica of City Hall. The ceremony was scheduled for eleven sharp, and everybody who was anybody would be there: the mayor, the fire chief, the crossing guard, everyone. It was a really big deal.
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This past week, I started a new nine-to-five office job that has nothing to do with writing. But also this past week, I’ve gotten a lot of work done on my novel-in-progress.
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A pleasant mix of Hunger Games meets Ancient Aliens, Endgame: Sky Key by James Frey and Nihls Johnson-Shelton is an exciting, non-stop thrill ride filled with twists and turns…and very dangerous highly-skilled characters trained to deal with each twist and turn thrown their way.
Continue reading “An Endgame I Didn’t Want To End”
This weekend, I went to a showing of The Disaster Artist, James Franco’s film adaptation of the memoir by the same name that details the making of one of the best worst movies ever created, The Room. It was amazing.
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