Category Archives: Manda’s Memory Banks

Shyness

When people first meet and get to know me, one of the first things they learn is that in terms of shyness, I rank right up there with Shy Guy.

Creepy creepy shy guy...

Creepy creepy shy guy…

My shyness is only matched by my social anxiety which can fluctuate between “I’m a little nervous talking” to “EVERYTHING I SAY IS STUPID AND THE WORLD HATES ME”.

Naturally upon learning this, the inevitable question is asked:

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Manda’s Memory Banks: Tunnels

So I was listening to the radio the other day and a memory was triggered and I thought it’d be fun to do a blog post about it. In face, I thought I’d start a new series of childhood memory blog posts. Here’s the first one! Fun!

When I was a kid, my mom loved figure skating. She loved following all the competitions on tv. She loved the costumes and spins. She loved watching Kurt Browning and Elvis Stojko.

Eh, he's no Hugh Jackman.

Eh, he’s no Hugh Jackman.

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