Category: odd comparisons and awkward metaphors
The Accidental Professor
When I was a little kid and we went to the beach, I always had this strange and terrifying and utterly disorienting moment where I’d think to myself this is our first day at the beach; we have four more days at the beach, and then this vacation is over. That sentence, I now realize,…
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When Life Throws Lemons At Your Face, Smash Those Bastards Up And Make A Cocktail
In which Emma uses a curse word in the title of her blog entry, which will probably make her mother use her middle name.
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