Learning To Let Go

Learning To Let Go

“Everything I’ve ever let go of has claw marks on it.” ~ David Foster Wallace A sunset is beautiful, but it lasts only so long. Once it’s over, it’s over. In time, perfection is tainted by life’s beautiful blemishes, and every perfectionist dies a thousand deaths. We often look at the things we enjoy—the relationships, the […]

The Man Who Dies with the Most Stuff

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This is a guest essay by Kristin Glenn of Revolution Apparel. Follow her on Twitter. If I know anything about being an American, it’s that the man who dies with the most stuff wins. At 13, I was well on my way to winning. Somehow, I had developed a love for bargains. Off-season prom dresses. […]

The Blackest of Fridays

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Black (adj.): characterized by tragic or disastrous events; causing despair. –New Oxford American Dictionary This Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year: Black Friday. Retailers prepare months in advance for this day–preparation that’s meant to stimulate your insatiable desire to consume. Doorbuster sales. New products. Gigantic newspaper ads. TV, radio, print, billboards. Sale, […]