Tag Archives: Friendships

Some Goodbyes Are Forever

I’ve never had much trouble with goodbyes. I’ve never really believed them. Graduation at Taylor is coming up in a few weeks, and my own graduation was almost a year ago. I’ve had a lot of goodbyes in the last … Continue reading

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And Never Brought To Mind

324. That is a lot of friends to have. But Facebook says I have that many. In a given week, there are 168 hours. Take away 56 for sleeping, another 30 for work, and another 30-40 for reading, eating, playing … Continue reading

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Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot

Auld Lang Syne. Many sing this song to ring in the new year. I have listened to renditions of this song by several different performers, and every version I’ve found has been upbeat and celebratory, in keeping with the holiday. … Continue reading

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This Is The Kind of Thing You Miss Out On If You’ve Already “Grown Up”

Sometimes, you just need to do ridiculous things. Take Monday night: My two friends Steven and Jacquelyn and I were sitting around trying to figure out what to do. “We should do something stupid and awesome,” I said. We thought … Continue reading

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A Cat That Pets Itself

As I was walking home from my old dorm tonight, I encountered a cat. It mewed plaintively and padded up to me. Unable to resist anything so fuzzy and pathetic-looking, I reached out a hand to pet it. But before … Continue reading

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Platonic Flirting

Flirting has become something of a lost art. Oh, it still lives on, after a fashion, but it has become bogged down in sexual assumptions, painful innuendos, and leprosy-inducingly bad pick-up lines. If you peel away the lechery and the … Continue reading

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Chicken Pot Pies and Social Channel Surfing

For one poultry-filled month of sixth grade, I ate microwave-nuked chicken pot pies from Aldi, to the exclusion of nearly all other foods. Lunches, suppers, and occasional breakfasts consisted of these TV dinner delights. And then, right in the middle … Continue reading

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