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Diversity: Embrace Joy

On a recent evening, my wife and I heard what sounded like live mariachi music a few houses away. We were drawn to the uplifting Latin beat, so we followed the sound to a family gathering down the block in … Continue reading

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Breaking a Script

When a shop clerk asks, “Can I help you?” you can reply, “Can I help you?” Or instead of asking people at a party what they do, ask them what they’d like to do more of, or what they don’t do. Or instead … Continue reading

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Best Dating Advice

How someone treats you when you’re in need — whether dealing with death, loss of a job, after running a marathon, or if you’re just hangry — can say a lot about a person and how they will treat you … Continue reading

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He Kept Falling for Me

For seven years I tried to make it work, but his height came between us. Joe Pye Weed was so tall that he would routinely fall over, relying on me for support. We both looked silly. He was gorgeous when … Continue reading

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Greener Pastures

Families can participate in every aspect of natural services: They can carry their loved one to the grave, help place them inside, and fill the grave with soil. The intimacy of this process evokes raw emotion, and that’s cathartic. Afterward, … Continue reading

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