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On the Death of an Acquaintance
Associate Editor, Blogs & Community
I will never understand death. I will never know the intricacies of how it works. I don't know who will die next, and whether it will be someone who I'm close with or someone I barely know or have never met.
We All Feel Better When We're Filtered
Likes Snapple, social media and all things pen and paper
I'm not going to say that social media was our demise (I myself enjoy Facebook too much to make such a brazen statement), but I do think that with the rise of these sites came the sudden commanding impulse to look awesome in photos. After all, we want our 500-plus friends to think we're beautiful.
Postcards From Lebanon: Part 8 in a Series of Cancer-Related Commentary
Poet, 'Pleasures and Seasons of Vermont;' and memoirist, 'Worl...
Like responses to chemo, everyone's experiences are different. Of course, these are my experiences; but I believe they contain universal truths.
Free Advice Often Seems Unwanted Because It Usually Is!
Investment banker, writer, traveler, wanna-be do-gooder and no...
Why I Miss A Sixth Grader I Never Met
Celebrity/Entertainment Journalist, www.twitter.com/@pat_galla...
People that we don't really know actually mean more to us than we realize, especially after they disappear into the next life or they fall into some invisible black hole that scoops them up, or they just move to another neighborhood.
Strong vs. Weak Links
CEO and Founder, CatalystCreativ
I gravitate toward certain people. I meet tons of people and usually end up loving most of them, but some pull me in deeper immediately. I get an instant connection that I can't deny or ignore; it doesn't make perfect sense but just happens.
Couple Wanted for Close Friendship, Especially on Holidays
Dr. Irene S. Levine
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