Sunday, May 31, 2009


Being an animal lover, Racquelle venerates all creatures, large and small.

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Saturday, May 30, 2009


As a child, I was generally taciturn, keeping away from groups and conversations.

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Friday, May 29, 2009


Can a sybarite ever be truly happy? Or does this person always yearn for something beyond his or her reach?

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Thursday, May 28, 2009


Perhaps a change of diet and getting more exercise will help me rid myself of excess avoirdupois this summer.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2009


The child, sagacious beyond her years, informed her older brother that his prejudice against women was juvenile. He took down the "no girls allowed" sign and agreed to share his treehouse with her after that.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2009


Every positive comment the motivational speaker gave seemed to have a pejorative effect on the pessimist.

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Monday, May 25, 2009


Instead of pinching himself, he filliped his cheek to make sure he wasn't dreaming.

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Sunday, May 24, 2009


Being summertime, the teenagers attacked the mall with credit cards and intents of warehouse depredation.

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Saturday, May 23, 2009


It was with surprising equanimity that the pious mother accepted the fact that her son was just not cut out for the ministry.

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Friday, May 22, 2009


Feigning affection, he gave her a quick buss on the cheek. His cold lips more than symbolized the lack of warmth in the kiss.

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Thursday, May 21, 2009


With nothing less than their children's best interest in mind, and nothing but the worst possible tactics, the parents managed to immure their two daughters from reality and stunt their emotional growth.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2009


While eating out with my grandma yesterday, I reluctantly ate dessert after the feeling of satiety had already kicked in.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2009


Some people like to read fantasy novels with lots of fey characters and magic. I, however, prefer that depressing old realist literature, myself.

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Monday, May 18, 2009

Sunday, May 17, 2009


She had an aura of exigency about her in everything she did; from making toast to picking the kids up from school, Jane was always on the go.

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Saturday, May 16, 2009


Though he was hurting on the inside, the young man remained stolid to those around him.

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Friday, May 15, 2009


...and so the querulous students were sent to eternal detention, and the teachers lived happily ever after. (if kindergarten teachers had their own fairy tales)

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Thursday, May 14, 2009


The salesman's words were as unctuous as his greased hair.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2009


I still can't believe the student forum president abnegated his position after the school administration turned down the students' request for paved parking.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009


My health-conscious grandmother has a real odium for sodium.

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Monday, May 11, 2009


If I hear a bee or wasp bombinating in my general vicinity, then I relocate.

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Sunday, May 10, 2009


Munificent parents are great, but they must warn their children that the world in general is not a typically generous place.

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Saturday, May 9, 2009


I'm proud of Racquelle for not buying into each new fad and nostrum, though I must admit, she probably relies too much on medicine and not enough on prevention.

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Friday, May 8, 2009


Racquelle's main aliment consists of McNuggets from McDonalds and tuna subs from Subway.

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Thursday, May 7, 2009


The diamonds in the jeweler's shop coruscated with brilliance.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2009


Racquelle and I have been lugubrious and inconsolable since Coca-Cola discontinued Surge.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2009


Racquelle quaffed her sweet tea, then demanded more.

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Monday, May 4, 2009


Training a tyro tends to be a tremendously trying and tiring task.

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Sunday, May 3, 2009


The first time I ever heard of an albatross was on an episode of Monty Python's Flying Circus.

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Saturday, May 2, 2009


I don't know why the library circulates these senescent books, but it's kind of neat to check out volumes older than my grandparents.

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Friday, May 1, 2009


Racquelle seemed to think my lack of coordination at the clothing store was risible last night.

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