Archive | February, 2011

As Seen on TV

26 Feb

The same jitters that jolted me awake in the dewy dawn of day in elementary school had revisited me once more. Except this time, I’m 23 and the rattling nerves mark my first REAL day of work, instead of my first day of school.

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When I Grow Up. . .

21 Feb

A round of giggles shot through the public library. Slightly annoyed, I look up from my laptop, like a librarian glaring over her glasses’ rim. The culprits? One gangly girl, three rowdy boys and a wiry guy in his late 20s sitting at a nearby table.

A curious bunch indeed.

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A Super LetDown

3 Feb

The words of ex-Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman echoed from the screen, bidding North Texas residents to play nice with SuperBowl guests, like a mother warning her children through clenched smiles to behave in front of company. Continue reading