Factober

Giving generously in romantic relationships, and in all other bonds, means recognizing when the other person needs our attention. Attention is an important resource.

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Because everything worth having hurts.

Because everything worth having hurts.
Posted 4 months ago

If black and white are too different and separate calories zebras wouldn't

If black and white are too different and separate calories zebras wouldn't have both.
Posted 4 months ago

A short story must have a single mood and every sentence must build towards

A short story must have a single mood and every sentence must build towards it.
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I'm tired of this back-slappin' "isn't humanity neat" bullshit. We're a vir

I'm tired of this back-slappin' "isn't humanity neat" bullshit. We're a virus with shoes.
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For the longest time my company is what got me up in the morning. It was wh

For the longest time my company is what got me up in the morning. It was what motivated me every second of every day. Since the moment you started working for me, you are what has gotten me up in the morning. You are what motivates me every second of ever
Posted 4 months ago

Unable to help himself, he offered her a smile and stared into those eyes a

Unable to help himself, he offered her a smile and stared into those eyes as he tapped his mouth. “I think you missed.
Posted 4 months ago

... the preacher speaks both the word of tragedy and the word of comedy bec

... the preacher speaks both the word of tragedy and the word of comedy because they are both of them the truth and because Jesus speaks them both...
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Even after such milestones as Kathryn Bigelow winning an Oscar, there still

Even after such milestones as Kathryn Bigelow winning an Oscar, there still seem to be few women in leadership roles.
Posted 4 months ago

Design does need more recognition as thinking and problem-solving process,

Design does need more recognition as thinking and problem-solving process, maybe even a strategic differentiator.
Posted 4 months ago

You ask me if you can eat dinner in your room, but you don’task me if you c

You ask me if you can eat dinner in your room, but you don’task me if you can torture Éibhear to take you flying?”Truly perplexed, Izzy asked softly, “Why would I ask you that?
Posted 4 months ago

The new contract between writers and readers is one I'm prepared to sign up

The new contract between writers and readers is one I'm prepared to sign up to. I've met some fascinating people at events and online. Down with the isolation of writers I say! And long live Twitter.
Posted 4 months ago

Christmas was gluing cotton balls to Santa’s beard in Coke ads, sneaking ca

Christmas was gluing cotton balls to Santa’s beard in Coke ads, sneaking candy canes off the tree daily (that my parents replaced every few nights), enough gift-wrap to wallpaper a room, the terror and delight of knowing a magical being would enter my hom
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