Showing Up

They say you miss 100 percent of the shots you never take, but as someone who gave up taking shots after her 27th birthday, I can assure you that this aging body isn’t missing them one little bit. Oh, it’s a sports idiom? I see. Carry on then. When it comes to athletic feats, WayneContinue reading “Showing Up”

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Give It a Rest

I’m good at a lot of things (read: coloring, banter, modesty) but I’m aware there exist some gaping holes in my education as a citizen of the world. I never learned state capitals, for example, or to swim the butterfly. I never learned to ski or to patiently cook rice. I never learned to doContinue reading “Give It a Rest”

Pour Some Sugar on Me

If you turned on the TV yesterday, you were probably bombarded with news reports touting a new study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine that shows Americans are eating entirely too much sugar. If you didn’t turn on the TV yesterday, $5 says you either don’t have a TV or the opposable thumbs toContinue reading “Pour Some Sugar on Me”