Category Archives: Awkward Stories

OH MY GOD! WE’RE HAVING A FIRE…Extinguisher Test

The notice on the door says our fire extinguishers need to be renewed. Time to pull it out. It’s under the kitchen sink, right? No. Um, okay. Maybe it’s in one of the cupboards? Nope. Okay, don’t panic, it’s probably … Continue reading

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Where’s Witty Banter When You Need It?

Movies have ruined my social graces. Whenever I meet someone new, I only have about two minutes of wit before I’m tapped out, as film has conditioned me to expect a scene change or significant plot twist at the end … Continue reading

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This Post Is Definitely Not About Sex

I’m almost 24 years old, and I still haven’t figured out a solution to sex-on-the-brain. I thought that two and a half decades of disuse had caused my baby-making parts to give up the ghost and move to more…ah, fertile … Continue reading

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Naked In The Rain (Summer of Awesomeness: Day 60)

Do you remember when you were a child, and the rain called to you as a friend? Parents told you to ignore its call–rain was not appropriate company to keep. But now there’s no one to dictate your social circles, … Continue reading

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“Boob Money” Is An Unfortunate Phrase To Get Stuck In Your Head At Work

There are some things that just don’t bear thinking about. For instance, a few days back, I was working the ice cream register at Ivanhoes, and a young woman walked up and ordered a shake. She then appeared to scratch … Continue reading

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The Ubiquitous Nature of The Girl Who Wears Hats–A Story With Pictures

I seem to fall in love on a regular basis these days. In the last few months alone, there have been several of these brief, imagined flings. Such as The Girl With Surprisingly Attractive Big Hair, The Infectious Smiler, The … Continue reading

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There’s Nothing Quite As Scary As A Girl Around A Corner

Me and my big fat mouth. I take it back: I want to be suave and sexy and uncaring again–not a quivering mass of insecurity! I thought I’d changed. I thought I’d matured. Nope…Adolescence 2.0, here I come. *   … Continue reading

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