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The Glorious and Honorific IE9

Dear Microsoft, I have just upgraded to IE9 and I feel called to write you in order to express my divine gratitude for IE9 and for all the work that you do at Microsoft.  I feel so blessed and honored to use your products. I really appreciate that you put the upgrade into the important software updates category.  I know…

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For the Love of Chaz

The following are two character monologues that came out of a character study I did after seeing a woman at a dance event. Beth confronts her best friend, Angie. I really don’t know why you can’t be more supportive, Angie.  I don’t know why you can’t see things from my point of view.  You have known me my whole life. …

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Maternal Bonding

Character monologue OMG, right in front of the whole school, my mother pulled up and started yelling to me that we need to go to JC Penny, like I would EVER go there.  I was SO embarrassed.  Everyone was looking at me.  We got to the mall, it seemed like everyone I know decided to come and see my embarrassment. …

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The Pringle Affair

“Tea?” Barb asked. “Thanks,” I said going over to select my tea while she laid out a small plate of celery sticks, organic flax crackers, and hummus.  I took a few moments to look around her kitchen, and felt a twinge of envy.  Every cooking tool I could think of was on display.  Cookware hanging from the ceiling, a Veg-O-Matic …

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2 Karins on a Bench

This story will be made into a short film.  I won’t look very much like this story since film is a visual medium.  The goal of the film is to experiment with film editing, especially split screens.  I’ll post the film when I’m done with it. -Karin I’m rummaging around in my purse looking for my cell phone when I…

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Repeat…

“I am done with drama! I ask you, with complete compassion and understanding, to quit yapping in my ear about this!” The voice inside of me nods her head, smiles gently, and then belts out, If I Could…Make a Deal with God…. It’s been three days! Three days with that song rummaging around inside my head like some absent-minded chocoholic…

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