I had never seen anyone get so excited about mitochondria.
I have been surfing Lake Michigan since I was 3 years old.
The spaghetti burbled and slushed around the pan, and as I stirred it, the noises it 9. gave off began to sound increasingly like bodily functions.
I change my name each time I place an order at Starbucks.
While traveling through the daily path of life, have you ever stumbled upon a hidden 4. pocket of the universe?
I have old hands.
I was paralyzed from the waist down. I would try to move my leg or even shift an ankle but I never got a response. This was the first time thoughts of death ever cross my mind.
I almost didn't live through September 11th, 2000.
When I was in the eighth grade I couldn't read.
I stand on the riverbank surveying this rippled range like some riparian cowboy -instead of chaps, I wear vinyl, thigh-high waders and a lasso of measuring tape and twine is slung over my arm.