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At the last Ten Fingers, we played a little game: anyone could come up and tell a quick two-minute story about their most embarrassing moment for the chance to win $25. Our last contestant was a sweet, diminutive woman by the name of Gloria...

 

On July 3rd 2007 I went from my home in New Britain CT to Burlington VT to participate in a downhill

skateboarding event.  We sessioned on a hill over looking Lake Champlain for most of the afternoon, took a break

for some...

 

My father worked on an oil rig in the Australian outback. He frequently had to drive home late at night, and invariably would come into contact with the local fauna. It's worth noting that he told me this story while driving me to San Francisco...

 

Working night shifts results in strange habits--like grocery shopping in the middle of the night.

 

 

People are so busy dreaming the American dream,

fantasizing about what they could be or have a right to be,

that they...

 

             I glared at my paddle, convinced that the intensity of my gaze could somehow force it through the water faster. My skinny nine-year-old arms sunk the right side into the...

 

             I glared at my paddle, convinced that the intensity of my gaze could somehow force it through the water faster. My skinny nine-year-old arms sunk the right side into the...

 

 

 

I was a young  boy in Grand Rapids, MI - living -

kenston, lived by the pond, "skipping turtles doesn't hurt them" he says, begging me to join him.

 

One man's decision to skip being hip is rooted in a very ungroovy trip

 

In third grade, my teacher, Mrs. Hibbish, assigned the class to write a brief essay answering the following question: If you could be any animal, what animal would you be? This was my response...

 

  The year was 1998, I was 24 Years old, and I was in my second year of teaching at a Preparatory School in Florida.  A grand tradition at the Middle School I taught at was that each grade take a trip to bringing harmony and unity to...

 

 I was with a friend from the office and I was looking for a parking space. 

The outdoor mall was huge, acres of pavement and I saw a space.

A car was pulling out and that blocked my view.

I pulled in and the car...

 

So, the story was told to me by my friend about her husband. It is the kind of true story you can't make up. I have attached an audio file of her short version of this peculiar tale on a snowy Seattle evening.

I really enjoy your...

 

Bubba got sour the movement at the Masters and he said "I just got into the trees, adage a crazy crack in my managing director, and instantly I'm wearing the Na‹ve Jacket". As a result of goodness for his power to visualize.

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