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clumsiness
Clumsy Chronicles
Storytime

Behold, The Queen of the Clumsy!

Sometimes, my clumsy, air-headed nature surprises even me. Yesterday, I threw away my $10 Igloo lunch box, and I didn’t realize it for 2 hours. I had finished my sixth day of work in a week, and I realized that I was late to getting back from my fifteen minute break. I don’t remember throwing […]

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Glorious Food
Storytime

The Delicious Taste of Failure and Wax Paper

In my 6+ years of learning how to cook, I’ve made my share of mistakes. I’ve caught napkins on fire, tried and failed to make homemade pancakes, burned chicken in hopes of avoiding salmonella, and misread the directions on pie crust and made pie goop instead. But these lessons have made me a better cook […]

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Library-Related
Storytime

I’ve Got the Power (Outage)!

Once upon a time last Friday, I found myself in the cramped staff bathroom at 7:55 AM trying to wash my face using a touchless sink faucet that turned off every 1.5 seconds. It’s one of those experiences that I hope never to repeat, but it was borne out of desperation after Hurricane Michael breezed […]

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Clumsy Chronicles

The Accidental Terrorist

Pulling out one of my favorite stories from the “Sarah Does Dumb Stuff” archives. This particular story took place almost 5 years ago and was originally posted on my former blog Sarah’s Brand New Chapter. This is a story about how Sarah almost didn’t come home from a vacation in Wisconsin. Okay, that might be […]

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Sarah's Musings

Haunted by House Flies

I sit on my green Craiglist couch, completely engrossed in the important task of watching Instagram stories when the buzzing begins. First, one fly circles my head, treating me like I’m some rancid chicken breast rather than a living, breathing human. It lands on my hand, and I yell horrible things about its mother before […]

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