Category Archives: Culture Shock

Adjusting to life in Asheville is interesting. Culture shock, ridiculous hills and hippies everywhere are not what I am used to. Feel free to laugh at me. I mean WITH me, of course.

Snow Days

The way I see it, there is one major disadvantage of growing up in a warm climate: no snow days. You never get to experience that rare treat of waking up and finding out you don’t have to go to … Continue reading

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Stranger in a Strange Land

(video courtesy of youtube) Ladies aaaaaaand gentleman, step right up! Come see the freak of nature! She’s a personal trainer who actually thinks she can make a living that way! She thinks you have to know what you’re doing when … Continue reading

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On Running

Yesterday, I had a perfect run. A sunny, fall day with a nice breeze, a 3.5 mile course through a beautiful neighborhood encircling a lake, great tunes popping up on the iPod. Every so often, all these pieces fall into … Continue reading

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My Fantasy Cover Letter

Hi. Before I get into this, I’d like to share something that happened to me. A couple of weeks ago, I applied for a server position via Craigslist and was ignored. Last time I dined at the establishment in question, … Continue reading

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City Girl, Country Girl

Picture this: You are a woman walking home alone from the grocery store just as it’s gotten dark outside. The sidewalk is mostly deserted. About halfway home you notice a figure heading towards you from the opposite direction. As he … Continue reading

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