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Interrobang articles by Rose Cora Perry


Fork in the Road: It's good, you say?
Unsurprisingly, I got into yet another debate recently. Yes, I know I ought to learn to keep my mouth shut sometimes, but I doubt it’ll happen in this lifetime. This time around, my adversary and I got onto the topic of the current sta... Read more

Fork in the Road: Reality check needed
Logic is the science of reason and sound judgment, but does it still have a place in modern society? Now, this line of questioning may seem to some a bit extreme, but I’ve recently bore witness to two episodes involving social media that I... Read more

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Fork in the Road: Living authentically
I recall having a conversation with a friend of mine recently in which she firmly stated it’s impossible for her not to be herself all the time. I chuckled to myself at the notion because it seemed so self-evident, but what she really mean... Read more

Fork in the Road: The "C" word
Compromise. I never knew it could be a dirty word until I had an off-putting exchange with a friend of mine. A few months ago, I ventured to the T-dot for a much overdo girls reunion. Everything was going swimmingly until one of my girlfriends w... Read more

Fork in the Road: I want it all
I’m someone who wants to do everything, new opportunities, new learning experiences, new travel destinations, new skill acquisitions, I don’t want to miss any of it. With every year that passes, the urge to try new things only st... Read more

Fork in the Road: The need for speed
The other day as I was driving home from work, a fellow on a motorcycle sped past me weaving in and out of traffic. He was either in a rush or simply showing off, but regardless of his reckless driving, I couldn’t help but chuckle when we ... Read more

Fork in the Road: Decisions, decisions, decisions
If I learned anything this past summer, it is that the lyrics to The Stones’ song, “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” ring true for the life of a young career-minded adult. Many of us have been indoctrinated with a ... Read more

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Fork in the Road: Keep it positive
I know this woman. On the surface, she’s seemingly unremarkable: average looking, works a menial job and has few possessions of value. She’s unmarried and has never had children. In her spare time, she dabbles in the entertainment bu... Read more

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Fork in the Road: Failure by comparison
She earns more money than me. I’m married, and he’s not. I’m in better shape than her. Social comparison – we all engage in it. It helps us define our status by referencing others in our peer groups. If you’... Read more

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Fork in the Road: The North American nightmare - Let's try to remember what's really important
You can tell a lot about human nature by observing how individuals behave in traffic. There are a couple other settings in modern society that amplify our survivalist instincts. When road rage sets in, it quickly becomes every person for him... Read more

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Fork in the Road: Thinking small has big consequences
I recently decided to take up the study of economics in my spare time. Whenever I tell others, I’m confronted first with astoundment, which is followed shortly with “Dear God, why?” or a similar question, equally imbued with a ... Read more

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Fork in the Road: Bodily politica
A friend of mine recently shared photos of her amazing personal journey and physical transformation on Facebook. She looks incredible. She dedicated herself to getting into shape the right way: she restructured her eating habits, detoxified ... Read more

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Fork in the Road: Collage catastrophe
Following our wedding, my husband and I did the customary thing of getting photos printed up for our parents. Though my dad is not typically the sentimental type, he wanted me to make him a collage. When my brother and I were still “an... Read more

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Fork in the Road: Cat. Scratch. Fever.
I have this friend who’s ridiculously intelligent and often compared to Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory, not because of his intelligence, but because of his “unique” approach to people and situations. I love him. Our mut... Read more

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Fork in the Road: Aging... Wisely
Last month I celebrated my 30th birthday. When they tell ya it’s a monumental event you’re sure to remember, boy do they have it right. Besides digesting the emotions that revolve around concluding the final decade of one’s “youthful” years, my ... Read more

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Fork in the Road: To learn... to grow
Right before I met the man who would eventually become my husband, I had a chance encounter with one of my exes whom I used to be completely head over heels for. When I had first met this past flame of mine, I immediately felt a fiery attraction... Read more