Top Ten Ways to Amuse Yourself When You’re Sick as a Dog

So while being stuck in bed because you’ve got the flu, or your foot was operated on, there are always ways of amusing yourself. Some are rather obvious, like taking cold medicine. That’s always an enjoyable experience, right? Here’s a few of the less obvious ways to amuse yourself when you’re sick as a dog:
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3 Reasons I am Afraid of Turn Signals

Turn signals are a wonderful invention. They let people know when a driver is going to make a turn. They also let drivers know when a lane change will be taking place. Turn signals only work if the other drivers know how to use them.

Reason #1: A gray Chrysler LeBaron is moving along in front of me. The right turn signal on it is winking at me in a sickly Continue reading “3 Reasons I am Afraid of Turn Signals”

Free Time After 2 a.m.

If you’ve seen the television show, “How I Met Your Mother,” you probably know about the rule to never do anything after 2 a.m. I do not fully agree with that rule as some of my best work has come after 2 a.m., but I will offer this little example of what happens when it is after 2 a.m., I’m sitting in a new chat room to test it out, and I start typing…
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No. I Mean Really Bad Luck.

Quite a few things have happened in my life in just the last couple of days. Well, ok. Only one thing. But it’s composed of many little things. I got a new job. I am now a teacher at a high school about an hour away. Great, right? Yep. A dream of mine. I am overly ecstatic and I’m not being sarcastic. However, after I got the job, following are the things that have happened to me:
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Some Random Things About Me

I mentioned that random conversations can be fun. And I’m also currently fishing for comments. So what I’m going to do is list a random number of random things about me. And then what I want you to do is follow up in the comments with your own random number of random things about you. Ready? Here we go:
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The Heart Problem

It begins with that tight feeling in your chest. That feeling that makes you hope you’ve only trapped some carbon dioxide a little bit below your throat. It makes you hope that it’s nothing but indigestion. It makes you hope. But it also scares the crap out of you when you touch your neck and find that your heartbeat is skipping.

As I tumbled into the warm sheets I felt that tightness in my chest. It felt odd. It felt different. But then I felt that skipping heart beat. I called my doctor the next day. I wish I hadn’t and I’m glad I did.

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