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Feel Free to Meme This: 30 Questions

I did the 10 Days of You challenge a while back and a bunch of other people did the same on their pages, and we all linked back and forth and it was cute and fun and distracting and we all got to know a few cute things about each other. So here’s another post, […]

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No one lets me watch The Simpsons anymore

Here’s the deal. I have like 8 seasons of the Simpsons. The box sets sit by my TV and whenever I’m happy or sad or bored or sick I pop in a disc and sit down and enjoy. My brother is sick of the Simpsons (he NEVER wants to watch them), and my parents hate […]

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It is my birthday.

:| That’s right. It is my birthday. I never really make a fuss about my birthday, mostly because several years ago I was so totally over them and I made everyone promise there would be no fuss, no attention, no cake, no presents, nothing. And everyone followed my commands and I was quite happy for […]

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Ramadan Mubarak!

If you’re looking at the worldwide trending topics on Twitter right now and you see that phrase and have no idea what it means, I have bad news for you: it’s Creeping Shariah in action. Nah, I’m kidding (FOX News disagrees). Ramadan Mubarak means “Ramadan Congrats,” basically. Muslims worldwide are using the phrase to wish […]

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Zenzele: A Letter For My Daughter

Zenzele: A Letter for My Daughter by J. Nozipo Maraire My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is one of the most beautiful and poignant books I’ve ever read. It was given to me by Ms. Seaton, an English teacher at my high school. I had never had a single class with her, but she […]

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A Mildly Amusing Yoga Story

So I was talking to Andy today, and the topic of yoga came up. I think he was saying that if I did yoga, I would be flexible enough to do … something. I don’t remember what. I only pay attention to like 14% of what that kid says. Any more is hazardous to my […]

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I Can’t Believe It Took Me So Long To Read This Autobiography

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass My rating: 4 of 5 stars This isn’t exactly a fun read. It’s not something that will lift your spirits and put you in a fabulous, animated mood. Instead, it’s heavy, it’s grave, it’s heart-wrenching, it’s fascinating, and it’s compelling to the end. The writing […]

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Oh, God, You Guys, The Scarlet Pimpernel, You Guys, Oh, God.

The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy My rating: 5 of 5 stars :-| This. Book. Is. Legendary. There aren’t enough words to do it justice. It’s a fast-paced, swash-buckling tale of a young English nobleman and his gang of daring friends that rescue French aristocrats and their families that have been doomed to the guillotine […]

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Dave Barry Slept Here, and Huma Rashid Spewed Coke Out Her Nose Over There

Dave Barry Slept Here: A Sort of History of the United States by Dave Barry My rating: 5 of 5 stars I absolutely adore this book. In the summer before 11th grade, my AP US History teacher sent home a biiiiig packet full of summer reading that we were going to be tested on every […]

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Ten Days of Huma Rashid: 1 Picture

Welp, we made it to the end of the meme. I’m glad so many of you did this, and linked me to your entries. I had (and am having) a great time getting to know all of you better! I learned things about some of you that I never could have imagined. GROUP HUG. And […]

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