We have to quit giving other people crap for being different. You think that overweight kid from volleyball class would never be able to shed those excess pounds? Give her a year or so, she might just discover the beauty of yoga or running. Maybe by then, we would want her on our team and she’d actually experience the joy of getting picked first. Remember that four-eyed weirdo who always...
2 decades (plus 2)
The year I turned seven was probably the biggest and grandest celebration I’ve had in my personal history of birthdays. My parents rented a huge pizza party place with its own fun kiddie playground, the one with an incredibly long twisted slide that ended in a deep plastic ball pool. After the games and giveaways, two mascots showed up - a fat superhero and a stuffy chicken - in which the...