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A part of me wants to sort of try and sound cool and feed this myth that I'm some sort of glamorous lothario, but I was raised by women - my mother and her mother and my aunts - and as a result, most of my friends have always been women.

Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I once received a letter from an old lady in California who informed me tha

I once received a letter from an old lady in California who informed me that when the tired reader comes home at night, he wishes to read something that will lift up his heart. And it seems her heart had not been lifted up by anything of mine she had read
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

There is, however, a far more common ailment among us—and that is pride fro

There is, however, a far more common ailment among us—and that is pride from the bottom looking up. It is manifest in so many ways, such as faultfinding, gossiping, backbiting, and murmuring, living beyond our means, envying, coveting, withholding gratitu
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Instead of complaining about adapting for millennials, it’s imperative for

Instead of complaining about adapting for millennials, it’s imperative for leaders and managers to acknowledge the role of millennial behavior as an indication of the needs of the modern workplace to attract, leverage, and retain modern talent.
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Safety was one thing, but what he really wanted was to be electrified, to b

Safety was one thing, but what he really wanted was to be electrified, to be wounded, to be cast into the wilderness, to be released, to be exalted, and most especially to be surrounded by the drowning noise and ebullience and casual presence of friends c
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There's more to life than love.

There's more to life than love.
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The FBI has built up substantial expertise to address cyber threats, both i

The FBI has built up substantial expertise to address cyber threats, both in the homeland and overseas. Here at home, the FBI serves as the executive agent for the National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force (NCIJTF), which joins together 19 intelligenc
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Walls have ears.Doors have eyes.Trees have voices.Beasts tell lies.Beware t

Walls have ears.Doors have eyes.Trees have voices.Beasts tell lies.Beware the rain.Beware the snow.Beware the manYou think you know.-Songs of Sapphique
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What once was had, forever lost; thy fate is destined, thy love star-crosse

What once was had, forever lost; thy fate is destined, thy love star-crossed.
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It is commonplace, and true, to point out that animals are happier than peo

It is commonplace, and true, to point out that animals are happier than people because they live entirely in the present.
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Leo frowned at the giant's spire. "Can't we blow it up or something?""Witho

Leo frowned at the giant's spire. "Can't we blow it up or something?""Without me, you do not have the power," Hera said. "You might as well try to destroy a mountain.""Done that once today," Jason said.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

He cupped her face in his hands, crushing his lips into hers. Angry and raw

He cupped her face in his hands, crushing his lips into hers. Angry and raw after all these months, he couldn’t hold himself back any longer. It wasn’t gentle or sweet. It was powerful and full of need. A quiet moan escaped from her throat, inciting anoth
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Being happy isn't necessarily about getting there, it's how you get there.

Being happy isn't necessarily about getting there, it's how you get there.
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