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Disclaimer: This tweet by Twitter User @CTWarriorMonkey inspired the following story. Their tweet compiled a list of side effects people reported after receiving the AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines against COVID-19. Please remember that correlation does not equal causation. Thank you for reading.

Hi. My name is Jimmy. I want to…

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My beloved cat Calvin came centimeters away from blinding me with his claws. There’s a cool scar under my left eye as a reminder each time I see my reflection. As I mentioned in another piece, Calvin’s semi-regular attacks landed me in both the minor med and the hospital. When…

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Sometimes it’s fun to ask yourself random questions and try to figure out the answers.

Recently, when I felt frustrated with how slowly my career is progressing, I asked myself, “how can I be more patient with myself as I pursue my goals?”

Maybe you’ve asked yourself that too —…

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As a Southerner, if I introduced myself to someone new and told them my pronouns were they/them, they would probably look at me like I had said, “I just flew in from the Moon.”

Wild, considering the existence of the gender-neutral word “y’all,” we use so much down here. Still…

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A few years ago, I spent two years working for my local Home Depot’s HVAC contractor as a lead generator.

If you don’t know, lead generators are those annoying salespeople in khakis and monogrammed polo shirts who approach homeowners to convince them to schedule free in-home estimates. You know —…

Megan Brown

Professional weirdo. Late bloomer. “Gifted” burnout. Pessimistic optimist with a broken brain and a torn aorta. Held together by a whimsical outlook on life.

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