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WTF Moments: Volume 1 (My Weird and Awkward Preteenage Life)

Why yes, I was referencing Billy Joel’s line “my sweet, romantic teenage nights” from Scenes from an Italian Restaurant in the title of this post, thank you for noticing. Life is full of WTF moments. Moments where you just stand there baffled and think “this could only happen to me.” Almost all of them just make you want to shake your head and laugh, whether … Continue reading WTF Moments: Volume 1 (My Weird and Awkward Preteenage Life)

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Sunday Scribblings – #99 Party

Happy Sunday, everyone! Every Wednesday, blogging buddy Aaron over at The Confusing Middle posts a “Sunday Scribblings” prompt for other bloggers to ponder and respond to on the following Sunday. If you’re a blogger looking for more inspiration, I highly recommend jumping in and joining in on the fun! This week’s prompt is: Party! “And I like large parties. They’re so intimate. At small parties … Continue reading Sunday Scribblings – #99 Party

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Fake It ‘Til You Make It

Like many young people, when I was a teenager, I struggled with my self-esteem. As I said in a previous post, I spent much of my time in high school avoiding being vulnerable and staying out of the spotlight. My confidence had taken a sudden nosedive from the self-assured person I had been in middle school, and I felt the need to be a callous … Continue reading Fake It ‘Til You Make It