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So Empty Is My Nest

Bushra Alvi | Posted 08.29.2014 | Parents
Bushra Alvi

A parent's love for a child is the strongest and purest bond of all humanity and for this reason one of the hardest things for a parent to do is to wave goodbye as their child leaves for college.

A Love Letter to New York City

Andrea Duchon | Posted 03.17.2014 | New York
Andrea Duchon

Take a moment to kick around why: almost everyone in the world never leaves their hometown radius and I get to run around an adult playground 365 days a year.

EdTang: Why Not Live Till You Die?

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 11.18.2013 | Arts
Marcel Hidalgo

EdTang tells it like it is: Seize the moment because the moment is all we have. He is a folk singer with a raspy voice similar to Tom Waits. And what comes out of his gritty voice communicates the message to contemplate less and act more.

No Etiquette for Saying Goodbye

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 06.29.2013 | Fifty
Ruth Neubauer

In middle age, we might have the mistaken notion that we'll be better at breaking up, more mature about it, able to face it and do it well.

Letting Go: A Series

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 06.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Ruth Neubauer

"Letting Go: A Series" The books on my bookshelf represent my passions and dreams books read and unread centering clay button history diagnostic man...

Madonna.. Mark Twain.. J.D. Salinger.. Rasputin.. Oscar Wilde.. Hemingway.. Peggy Lee.. Richard Nixon: How They Met, How They Parted, How They Bitched

Liz Smith | Posted 09.18.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

I am going to tell you about a book coming in August from Simon & Schuster and compiled by Craig Brown. He is the "Private Eye" columnist for the Daily Mail and has been called "the wittiest writer in Britain today." The work is titled "Hello, Goodbye, Hello: A Circle of 101 Remarkable Meetings."

Who Are We Without Our Titles?

Natalie Thomas | Posted 07.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Natalie Thomas

Too often, we define ourselves by our jobs in this world: "I work at X," "I'm so and so's mother, ____'s wife." But when those relationships have expired, matured or evaporated, what's left?

Seeing The Good In Goodbyes

Roger Housden | Posted 01.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Roger Housden

All too often, we can't find the words to say goodbye. Can we stand to gaze into the heart of our loss, the preciousness of what we are losing, and not look away?

The Song Remains the Same...Only Different

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

As Iron Man 2 approaches, I question why another medium doesn't go the sequel route. Film and TV do it, but why doesn't the music industry?

PBS's 'This Emotional Life': Letting Go of Loved Ones and Airplanes

Rebekah Sanderlin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rebekah Sanderlin

The only thing I have ever done that came close to being as scary as jumping out of that airplane was saying goodbye to my husband before each deployment.

Why Do We Hate Good-Byes?

Robert Fuller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Fuller

Our distaste for good-byes is a reminder of our unfathomable mutual dependence. An individual self cannot come into being, let alone endure, absent the recognition of others.