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Today, I woke up naked in his bed. I met him last night at a party. I can’t remember the end of the evening. But I remember saying “no.” MMT

#213 (26) - Aug 13, 2009 by kate19 - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (5518) - No, that made me sleepy. (1262)

Today, as I drove home from her apartment for the last time, I skipped through 64 songs in a row on my iPod before I found a song that didn't remind me of her. MMT

#196 (6) - Aug 12, 2009 by alex - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (3728) - No, that made me sleepy. (593)

Today, I saw a man and woman on a shiny new motorcycle pull up to a street corner. The man was well-groomed and the woman had dirt all over her clothes. She dismounted and pulled a cardboard sign out of her backpack. As he roared off, she sat down on the street corner and began panhandling. MMT

#194 (4) - Aug 12, 2009 by LisaDee - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (2531) - No, that made me sleepy. (161)

Today, I ran into her in a coffee shop. She said, "It's been so darn long that I don't even look down your street anymore." MMT

#144 (0) - Aug 9, 2009 by Seven - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (910) - No, that made me sleepy. (251)

Today, when I looked around a busy restaurant at people eating their lunch, the only people I saw smiling were children. MMT

#137 (0) - Aug 8, 2009 by Guddler - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (4925) - No, that made me sleepy. (232)

Today, I saw a well-groomed woman at the grocery store pull food stamps out of her Louis Vuitton purse while using her fake, salon-styled nails to text on her BlackBerry. MMT

#114 (32) - Aug 7, 2009 by Cristina - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (11357) - No, that made me sleepy. (1520)

Today in downtown San Diego, I watched a blue collar Mexican man get harassed for being Mexican. It was a blatant act of discrimination. And the man actually began crying. As he left the office building, he took off his jacket. His t-shirt underneath read, "I love the USA!" MMT

#51 (68) - Aug 4, 2009 by Ferrell - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (27144) - No, that made me sleepy. (1658)

Today, I met a movie star celebrity who has been one of my idols since I was a kid. He was a total jerk in real life. MMT

#35 (6) - Aug 2, 2009 by Greg - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (2696) - No, that made me sleepy. (692)

Today, I checked my account balance and realized I had been fined $40 by my bank for a $2 overdraft when I bought a coffee on the way to work. "I couldn’t be any more broke!" I cried aloud as I walked outside to get some air. Just then a skinny homeless man limped out from a nearby alleyway. MMT

#34 (2) - Aug 2, 2009 by Britney - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (2922) - No, that made me sleepy. (284)

Today, my daughter confronted me with the fact that my biggest fear, a fear that has held me back from many life experiences, has never come true. I am 76 years old. MMT

#22 (6) - Jul 28, 2009 by Claire - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (3319) - No, that made me sleepy. (297)

Today, I was dealt a colossal life lesson. My girlfriend is pregnant. I've worn a condom every single time we've had sex for the last 2 years... except for this one night last month when we were really, really drunk. MMT

#21 (10) - Jul 27, 2009 by Donny - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1092) - No, that made me sleepy. (1255)

Today, I heard another Michael Jackson song on the radio. For the last 15 years up until the day he died, it seemed like everyone thought he was a freak. Now, all I hear are MJ songs on the radio and people calling him a musical genius. It's like the world forgot what they had until it was gone. MMT

#6 (6) - Jul 22, 2009 by Marc - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (4369) - No, that made me sleepy. (1755)

Today, I ran into an old best friend I haven't seen in nearly a year. We live in the same city, but we're just so busy. MMT

#2 (1) - Jul 21, 2009 by Barry - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1142) - No, that made me sleepy. (938)

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