Category Archives: thoughts

I knew after the first date

“I knew after the first date that he was special and after the second one I wanted it to go on forever. I liked everything about him.” — My grandmother about falling in love and choosing to marry my grandfather, [...]

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Love is both a noun and a verb

John Mayer was only half right when he sang “love is a verb, it isn’t a thing”. Love is an unequivocal emotion, and it’s also a behavior that one chooses to act out each moment. I know, because I’ve both [...]

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Consumption and materialism

Yesterday I put about eight $100 button-up shirts (that had been folded up and forsaken on my dresser shelf for about 3 months) and four pairs of $150–$250 shoes into Trader Joe’s bags and went to a nearby consignment store [...]

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Who I am

I was once described as “academic, physical, and gregarious.”

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Taking risks

“You miss one-hundred percent of the shots you don’t take.” —Wayne Gretzky

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