Over the years, I've tried various methods of dealing with these sort of comments. The worst was ignoring them or laughing with people because I wanted to fit in. When I thankfully outgrew that, I attacked.
"I'm just trying to teach you something, goddammit!" she screamed hoarsely through a flood of exasperated tears. "Why do you make everything so difficult?" My seventh grade English teacher Ms. Adams had snapped.
In my continued pursuit of better health, I search for new ways to stay fit that I can enjoy. That’s why I channeled the fiery passion of the infamous Star Wars kid and met up with the San Diego Lightsaber Team.
Sitting on the hardwood floor of a total stranger's house and watching a performance in full swing just three feet away is not totally new to me. I've spent many nights sitting cross-legged on dingy-carpeted floors of dilapidated houses that had earned nicknames like The Sandwich House or The Suicide House.
The pursuit of stockpiling completely useless information is an art. Don't let anyone tell you different. Like any muscle that takes years of hard training and meticulous cultivation to be in top shape, the nerd muscle requires that same serial-killer-esque attention to detail.
So, this is it, guys. We’re done. Another year in the books, and, as usual, you’ve most likely been bombarded with best-of and worst-of 2014 lists from websites, publications and your Facebook friends.
Mini City is a children’s play place in Tijuana that encourages kids to play in a pretend city with a little grocery store, post office and other places for make-believe amusement. Sounds adorable, right?