13 Things you may not know about me 

90% of my math skills burned completely out of my brain at age 4 when I had a terribly high fever that caused me to hallucinate writhing wads of snakes and other broiling creatures on the ceiling. As an adult (somehow college educated) who still struggles with long division, I remember back to that sweaty anguished night and I’m certain that is when the math left me.  

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Karen Saxon
Norman

“Single men in your area want to connect with you.” It was 9pm on a Friday night and sadly, I was alone, bored, (and apparently, desperate!). Although I am a content, independent woman, it had been almost a year since I had been on a date and I was missing the flirt and banter of a love interest.  

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Karen Saxon
The Patient

It’s not that I’m especially impatient; it’s just that I value efficiency, I was miserably swollen, and was weary with waiting. It seemed ridiculous and unnecessary to keep a room full of pregnant women on hold for almost an hour. I had recently been called back to a smaller waiting room only to wait even longer. But even with the satisfaction of advancing, I still felt the misery of all of the pregnant women still waiting it out in the general holding area I had just left.

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I Am a Turnip

My Mamaw Greer always said, “Children are keen observers and poor interpreters.”

She meant that children are highly observant of their surroundings but they often assign the wrong meaning to what they observe. She would sure know. She’s the one who caught me

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Karen Saxon