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Satire is stranger than truth which is stranger than fiction which is bigger than a breadbox.

How to Talk to People

In these extraordinary times, there’s an almost universal certainty that you have become weary of the phrase “in these extraordinary times.” But as society begins to slowly open up, there is some hope that we may return to ordinary times … Continue reading

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Your COVID Beard Guide

If you’ve been paying any attention to social media, it feels like almost everyone is doing it. It can be a little intimidating, so the first thing I’ll say is don’t feel bad if yours doesn’t look as nice as … Continue reading

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Checking in on Covid Cats

As everyone knows, this is the Year of the Cat at Drinking Tips for Teens, and, trust me, the cats are not the least bit pleased about having the spotlight taken away from them by this Covarona nonsense. Do you … Continue reading

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Song of the Virtuous Isolator

Who’s that out walking? I’m looking to see Are they stretching their legs Or just out for a spree? Are they friends from two houses Or one family? I am ready to judge from my door Look, in that driveway, … Continue reading

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Uber Hugs: Local Affection Delivery

Isolating alone? Putting the “self” in “self-quarantine”? Public health agents watching your every move? Being by yourself in the time of Coronavirus can be a lonely experience. Couple this with the anxiety of watching the news or listening to world … Continue reading

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Week 2 vs Week 22

Week 2: Anxiously refreshing social media to hear the latest updates on the Coronavirus pandemic. Week 22: Anxiously refreshing social media to hear the latest stupid thing Madonna said. Week 2: Beginning to master Zoom to facilitate work meetings with … Continue reading

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Social Distancing Notes: Excerpts from Your Local Weekly

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hurlburl received a visit from their son, Mr. Edgar Hurlburl, of Montreal, this Saturday past. Mrs. Hurlburl served her famous shrimp pinwheels, which Mr. Hurlburl made a game of lobbing through the partially opened driver-side window … Continue reading

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