Can you imagine explaining this one to your parents? I think it would go something like this:
You: Gee, Mom and Dad, I thought it was a great idea to stick my head in the crocodile's mouth.
Your Parents: ...
You: I don't know why it bit me!
Your... More →
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You may have a vague remembering of my yoda-dog, Shadow. You know, the labradoodle who likes to jump over random objects.
This is his (very adorable) fail...he took off like six feet too early. He was totally fine, yes, that is... More →
The thing about dating is that it's kind of like fishing. You want to appear to be a succulent, plump, sexy earthworm (Halloween costume idea!!!) until your fish is hooked, at which time you reveal that you're really just a limp,... More →
So I don't know if this is a common problem or if I'm just a jerk. There's this girl who lives on my street and I can't stand her. I was friends with her because, as anyone with a mother knows, if someone lives on... More →
Although graduation is what seems like eons away, it’s never too early to start thinking about what I’m going to do when I enter the “real world,” that scary place where I have to cook my own food, pay my own bills, and be even... More →
Meet Sam. Er, we mean "Albert." Well actually... just read the thing. —Sparkitors
I freaking hate pretending. I’m not morally opposed, necessarily. I’m just terrible at it! Which makes what’s about to happen so incredibly difficult for me.
I just reread that and realized you might be... More →
Lis93, we're so proud you survived all these interviews. And without breakfast, no less! –Sparkitors
Being a British Sparkler (Britkler?), some things about the SparkCollege posts confuse me. For one thing, "college," to me, is a place you go to around age 16, not... More →
a_elbereth_gilthoniel, we think you're hilarious. Does that make us super-awesome? —Sparkitors
I know someone already wrote a "You Know You're From" post about NYC, but I'm from the Bronx, so I've got a bit of a different take on things than the... More →
EPICVOCABSHOUT-OUTS from yesterday's post:christinepotter: Many Potter fans feel an umbrage towards Harry's vile, conniving, prejudiced professor, Umbridge (hence the name similarity).
AwesomePossum214: Stacy's mom makes no one feel unbrage, 'cause she's got it going... More →
Flirting via instant messaging is a tricky business, fraught with peril and emoticons, but mostly peril (often caused by emoticons). On one hand, it's easier than the in-person variety of flirting, at least for those of us whose closest thing to a romantic experience this... More →