Tag Archives: High school

This Day By the Lake Went Too Fast

So as you may have read, I went to a Christian all-girls sleepaway camp in 1989, the summer I turned 14. And while there were good times to be had in the form of eating contests and songwriting, for the … Continue reading

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Manitou Don’t Leave

Dear Manitou Springs, With few exceptions, my major life downfall has been too many eggs, and not enough baskets. My grandmother recently wrote to my family that I have such a warm heart; if only I were more careful with … Continue reading

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Some Movie Remakes That I Think Are Cool

So like five years ago at Boulder Creek, my friend Jay accused me of acting like a fuddy duddy because I was worried that kids on wheelies were going to fall and kill themselves on the sharp-edged fireplace in the … Continue reading

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A New “90210,” 15 Years Later

Last Saturday, the day after my reunion (woohoo, more on that another time though), I managed to finally, after 15 years, catch the episode of “90210” where Brandon uses Kelly as a decoy at some college government thing because Josh … Continue reading

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Used to Be

I used to be a cheerleader. I’d dreamed of being one for as long as I could remember, but definitely no later than at 10 when I started reading Sweet Valley High. It was everything I loved in the world … Continue reading

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3 Awesome Memories from My High School Senior Lounge

When I was in 12th grade, we were given a senior lounge. Whose idea it was to give a bunch of 17-18 year olds their own unsupervised classroom I don’t know, but let me extend a slow clap. Because it … Continue reading

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Intentionally Cheesy Movie Night 21: Like Father, Like Son

“ICMN is just a front to watch all your favorite movies under the veil of irony,” my brother Eric texted me before when I told him of my illustrious viewing choice for this evening. And he’s not wrong, at least … Continue reading

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