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Advice to my Younger Self

Watching my sons and other younger people in my life makes me sad sometimes. They’re all struggling with issues I struggled with as a young parent and wife — issues I now know better how to handle. Even though I know one has to learn by living, I’m offering some truths I have come to

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Endings

I had a friend from college, with whom I had a great long-distance post-graduation relationship. He’d call me on my birthday and croon “Happy Birthday” into the message machine, complete with vibrato. We exchanged funny letters and referenced various private jokes. It was a nice, light, uncomplicated relationship. Despite not seeing him for years at

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