EppsNet Archive: Height

Grow Taller 4 Idiots

Here’s an email I got today. Eccentricities in spelling and punctuation are reproduced from the original. Let’s face it, being short is no fun. There are SO MANY CHALLENGES you have to overcome. Such as: People teasing and poking fun at you all the time. Missing out on the girl/guy of your dreams. Being average at sport due to lack… Read more →

Japan, Day 8: Walking in Tokyo

Things you notice when walking in Tokyo . . . 1) There are lots and lots of people . . . 2) Most of them are not very tall . . . 3) Because there are a lot of people in a small amount of space (even though they are small people), Tokyo is built to take advantage of vertical… Read more →

The Thin Man

“The doctor said I’m really skinny,” my son says. “I’m in the 75th percentile for weight but I’m in the 94th percentile for height.” “That’s not a really big difference,” I say. “She said I could be 6-foot-4 by the time I’m 20.” “I’d like to be 6-foot-4.” “I wouldn’t,” he says. “I’m going to stand out everywhere.” “I’m 6… Read more →