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My attempts at humorous writing.

Jul 1, 2019


Whenever I see a documentary about cults, I am puzzled. How do people get convinced to join? There is no way I would have ever joined that. Some years back, I met a young man passionate about business. He liked to read similar books was pursuing the same goals. So when he invited me to a July 4th ...

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Jun 1, 2019

Victory lap

Me and table tennis are getting more acquainted. I discovered that playing doubles with men is an excellent way to improve my skills. For 2 reasons: - Their service is ridiculous - They smash all the time. Every. time. But I had to learn to handle all the trash talking that came my way. Even wors...

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May 25, 2019

A type of humor

I would love to be funny. But I am not. Not deliberately at least. People only laugh when I express anger or irritation. Here is an example... A few years ago, I was with a friend and a few other folks going to class. We all greeted each other. Selam.(hi) How are you? There was one girl among...

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Feb 16, 2019

Chocolate Day

Last Thursday, I noticed many flower delivery vans hustling in the streets. Valentine's day. The best day for flowers. The worst day for people who procrastinate. I am not a fan. Of flowers. Or Valentine's day. Flowers do nothing for me. They die. Also, no dopamine. Now with chocolate - my bra...

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Feb 8, 2019


Everyone in my family is afraid of heights. But one day, we randomly decided to go on a roller-coaster ride. My brother and I decided to try one together. Feeling brave, I started motivating my younger brother well in advance. I will be right here next to you. You got this. We got strapped and th...

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Feb 12, 2019

Know thyself.

A friend invited me to a hiking adventure some years back. Being a fan of walking, I figured this would be GREAT. So my excited self went off to the location that Sunday. Mistake #1 - I wore jeans. It got heavy and uncomfortable quick. We were walking for what seemed like hours but I was pantin...

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