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A less-masked future is near, and our facial expressions will matter more than ever

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A mental framework for making it through a difficult time

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Always remember — they won’t miss what isn’t there

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A fashion maxim that works for the rest of life, too

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My favorites are mostly for getting things started, and they’re mostly analog

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A pocket knife is an act of kindness. Really.

Person using pocket knife to peel apple skin.
Person using pocket knife to peel apple skin.
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The power of quotability

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The power of quotability


Gov. Greg Abbott seems to think he’s running a state I don’t recognize — because it’s a fantasy of political convenience

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How to always come with something meaningful to say

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Stay informed and engaged, but the truth lies outside the feed

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