Category Archives: school

I Can’t Cook: Coffee Cake

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I may not be able to cook, but I certainly can bake.  In fact, this coffee cake recipe from Bisquick is one of the first things I learned to bake when I was a little kid.  Chocolate chip cookies were the first, but that will be another blog post. In junior high, I took a home ec class. Do they… Read more »

Manti Te’o Online Dating Gone Awry?

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Here’s the one thing I’m sure of in this Manti Te’o situation.  Someone is lying.  Who, I’m not exactly sure.  Let’s examine what the media has finally decided to uncover. Here are a few articles to read.  Feel free to Google more for yourself, but beware it’s a rabbit hole: This is the one that broke the story yesterday by… Read more »

20 Year High School Reunion: Part 3 – Go if you can

Who are all these adults? This thought kept running through my head throughout the night. I would see someone and have no clue who there were until I saw their name tag. And of course, just like in Grosse Point Blank, our year book photos were on those name tags…and yes, I had to quote it when I was given… Read more »

20 Year High School Reunion: Part 2 – Overture

Today is the day. If last night is anything like tonight’s shindig, it should be surprisingly fun. I had no expectations when I went to the bars to see old friends. I have only a few for tonight. The best part of the night was seeing two friends I haven’t seen in 20 years. Yes, my voice was dolphin-like with… Read more »

20 Year High School Reunion: Part 1 – Pregaming

I cannot believe this weekend has arrived. I’m back in my hometown for my 20 year high school reunion. The thing is that it’s not like I haven’t been back in decades. I still have family here, whom I see about once a year. It’s the idea of seeing people with whom I went to high school that is wigging… Read more »

High School Reunion: Let the pain begin

This weekend I’m going to my high school reunion. It’s going to be awful. I don’t say that because of all the bad memories I had in high school. It’s not because all of my friends are not going. It’s because the venue is OUTSIDE. That’s right. It’s going to be held at a ranch. A RANCH! So, not only… Read more »

Memory Lane: Senior Trip!

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  I’m wearing a skirt to Disneyland? Where were you on May 22, 1992? I was a senior in high school. We were on our allegedly authorized yet supposedly unauthorized senior trip to Disneyland. Why do I remember this? Because it was also the night Johnny Carson retired from the Tonight Show. I remember the cheesy hotel room I shared… Read more »