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Share More, Thanks

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I began writing this last December, but finally feel it’s time to share…. Today, I was among the few recipients of a touching and overwhelmingly kind email from someone very dear to me. —— I want to express my appreciation and love to you. I know e-mail is a bit impersonal…I would much rather be with you face-to-face, but it is what we have. This past year has been really difficult for me with finishing school and moving to a new city. I have had a lot of fear around me “growing up” and venturing out on my own, leaving the comfort of school, and having you all so far away. Regardless, it is the knowing that you are supporting and loving me where you are…that knowing keeps me strong and happy. It has been ten years since [mom’s] death, and we all have seen so much happen. I pretend…in my mind, imagine her at those moments. I cry because I…

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See What I Did There?

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Social networks make it easy to share anything and everything with the world. That’s why Vegas’ branding statement has been (unofficially) rewritten to: “What happens in Vegas ends up on Facebook.” The appropriate moments captured are a perfect way to share with friends and family, (and sometimes co-workers), the amazing time you had – what you did, saw and experienced. You can’t take everyone on your vacations and sometimes the diatribe doesn’t quite tell a story like a photo can. Some things are not for sharing. The inappropriate moments captured are for those present in the situation. They are perfect for embarrassing someone, getting in a healthy laugh, remembering what you wore (or didn’t wear), and/or reminding yourself that you’re no longer in college. You don’t invite all of your Facebook friends to a birthday/bachelor/bachelorette party for a good reason. A party, by default, involves the act of partying, and while you may love your family and many of your…

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Seniõr Sprite

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[Business-related] road trip! / 🙁 During our three-hour route to Brownwood, TX, my superior and I stopped at McDonald’s to have lunch. Under normal conditions, fast food is never a consideration; on the way to Brownwood, it’s the only consideration. Tangent: Surprisingly, I enjoyed the burger. Not surprisingly, I didn’t eat many fries or touch the handle exiting the bathroom. Leaving, I refilled my Sprite. My boss left with what remained in his. INTERIOR: BOSS’ CAR EARLY AFTERNOON ROSS places his lidded cup next to his manager’s open cup in the center console. The danger doesn’t exist in having the two Sprites (not to be confused with small winged fairies) that close to each other. The danger exists because the seniõr driving is not a citizen of Mexico, but a citizen of the senior community. He may have saved 50% on the price of his Sprite, but if he forgets (as seniors tend to do) that his container is lidless,…

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