Tag Archives: Conor Friedersdorf

The Only Ideas They Shall Have In Their Lives

Maybe everyone gets locked in early, when high school is over and it’s off into the real world on your own – off to college or work or the military, or for some women, quick marriage and motherhood. That’s when … Continue reading

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Miss Loneyhearts

No one likes advice – they resent being told to just cheer up and look on the sunny side of things, when their world is falling apart. Just try telling someone how to fix their golf swing. And psychiatrists know … Continue reading

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Feeding the Mosque Monster

All husbands know how it goes – to cover up a mistake or to get what you really want you come up with the likely story – the boss called everyone in for a late meeting or the car broke … Continue reading

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Discretion and Circumspection

Being one of those awful people who just does things because they sound interesting, when circumstances allow, there were those trips to Paris once or twice a year for a time – a few weeks alone there, just walking around … Continue reading

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There’s a Word for It

There’s Christmas shopping for the big items – something someone really wants, or if you can’t afford that, or just can’t find that one special thing in time, something they’ll really appreciate, or that they’ll eventually appreciate once they get … Continue reading

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