the everyday adventures of sabrina

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it’s just that i don’t really care about it one way or the other. there’s nothing interesting to me about airplanes anymore. they were neat when i was a kid, and my dad (who had a pilot’s license) would take me and my mom on short trips in a little twin-engined cessna so we could […]

Dear People Who Make Brecks: Your “Holiday Collection™ Conditioning Shampoo with Aloe Vera, Nettle, & Sage” makes a halfway decent bubble bath, in a pinch. Who knew? Sincerely, sabrina — Dear The Entire South: Sometimes when I travel, someone from the South asks me why anyone would want to live in the North, especially since […]

Fear Factor

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i was waiting for the bus this morning, on my way to work, and one of the busses that passed me had a banner ad on the side for NBC’s program “Fear Factor,” which is now showing in syndication on UPN, apparently. the ad featured a man, wearing goggles, whose head was covered in tarantulas. […]

i am a rock star

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i am a rock star, in one little boy’s head. recently, i took a vacation, and as part of it (the fun bit), i stayed for five days with my friend kim and her family. kim and her husband kevin have two sons: kelson, the elder, who is around 11, and kyle, who is around […]

Family is weird.

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so, on vacation i visited, among other folks, my mom and my maternal grandmother. mom gave me the silver service she and dad bought; each piece is still in its original individual plastic bag, and is as untarnished as it was on 8th January 1977. the box that the silver is in is the original […]