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Networking or Just Using People?

I remember going to parties in high school and really only caring that the girl I had a crush on was there. I would talk to people that were near her in proximity, and I’d try to project what a great guy I was in the conversation with whatever pawn I was engaging. If the girl would leave that area …

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To Our Beloved Guest

Dearest Sister, Dearest Guest, We are so delighted you will be staying at our home, and feel absolutely downcast that we cannot be there to entertain you! But even so, we want to extend our sincerest hospitality to you—please feel free to kick your shoes off (provided you are wearing socks. You are wearing socks, right?). Our deepest fear is …