[Her] Palms Are Sweaty, Knees Weak Arms Are Heavy

This article can also be found at Degree180.

His palms are sweaty

Knees weak, arms are heavy

There’s vomit on his sweater already, Mom’s spaghetti

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You Can Learn A Lot From A Stranger

As a kid, adults always told me never to talk to strangers, under any circumstance. Perhaps decent advice for a small child that doesn’t yet know the difference between right and wrong. What I was never taught, however, is that there are a lot of genuinely kindhearted, fascinating people in the world who can teach you different outlooks on life. And yes, in fact many of them are strangers.

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A Love-Hate Affair: My Weird Relationship With Christmas

This article can also be found at Degree180.

This year I’ve opted to do what’s affectionately known as “Jewish Christmas.” If you’re unfamiliar with the term, it refers to the (maybe offensive, maybe true) stereotype that every year on Christmas, Jewish people go out to eat at Chinese restaurants. Now, if you read my post explaining why I don’t like religion, you’re probably a little confused as to why I’m doing a “Jewish Christmas” if I’m not Jewish (or religious at all, for that matter).

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