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... meal. I heard him explain to someone that the heater in his car was broken. Then, he said the heater worked, but that the fan did not. He told the fellow beside him he was driving a BMW. Afterwards, I wondered if the gentleman was actually sleeping in his car. I shudder to think of people being out on the streets at this time of year.
My hotel room was small, but the bathroom was huge as I got a handicapped room at Motel 6. The room was $49.95 + ...
It took me only three days to finish Amy Poehler's audio book "Yes Please," (it would have taken me less time but I had stuff to do, what do you want?). Of course it was hilarious and touching and all together relatable, (and I would highly recommend it to everyone), but one thing that really stuck with me was her descriptions of people. They were funny and simple and very much like the way I was taught to describe a character in writing for a book or movie. When Poehler described ...
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We had clean clothes, now we needed clean bodies. We had been having good luck at finding YMCAs for a good price so we headed to the YMCA in Cranston. It was 10$ each for the day pass but an amazing lady who was working there decided to let us use her guest passes so that we could go in for free. Maybe she smelled us and took pity? The gym was fantastic and we got in a great workout and then nice hot showers. These YMCAs have been so fantastic for ...
... and skateboarders too. Yale was founded in 1701 and today it retains its old world charm. The university has grown over the years and even as late as 2007 new additions have been made, some in a mock 18th century style, others using modern architectural design - an odd mixture when viewed side by side. We did spot the occasional Yale-sweater-toting student, but the place seemed to lack the hustle and bustle we'd felt at Harvard. An interesting halt ...
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