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Ambivalence & Shiny Coins


\ am-ˈbi-və-lən(t)s

simultaneous and contradictory attitudes or feelings (such as attraction and repulsion) toward an object, person, or action

ex.) A former English teacher witnessing a seven-year old Japanese boy among a couple of friends explaining the situation before them in fluent English, but the situation is them erupting in laughter as he jogs past and the extremely eloquent one exclaims “He’s soooo fat!!!!!”

How does a mayor of a major metropolitan city order a gold medal winner to place her medal around his neck? And then take a bite of her medal. Seems like something a graduate of Trump University would do.

Actually, I thought the most disturbing thing about the incident was he put his mouth on a medal which had been possibly handled and fondled by hundreds of people. Listen,

I know how gross this is. When I was six I would sometimes wash my coins in my mouth.

While I did have the shiniest coins, thinking about it now makes me throw up a bit.

Current Songs on IPod-

Bat Boy Soundtrack

Show you a Thing or Two- Deven May

Three Bedroom House- Kaitlin Hopkins

Three Dog Night-Eli’s Coming




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Gramma out of the hospital. And back to normal. She bragged that in her room of four people she was the only one who didn’t wear diapers. And for lunch, while she was getting hiyashi chukka, my wife,

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Rainy season has lifted, and the heat has set upon us. Brutal. Adding salt to that wound is that mother-in-law is in the hospital. Gallstones. Two weeks. Two surgeries. On the bright side- Total expen

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