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Making Lists

By The editors

But each list — while perhaps jaunty and pithy and quick — contains a rich stack of ideas to linger over, loiter with and think about. So read and push pause on your life and listen to the music in your head.

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17 Daily Worries

By John Nagy ’00M.A.

Composed one morning while getting everyone out the door, aware that, no matter what, we will still be late to school/work/practice/whatever.

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Grace is a hobble-wheeled bicycle

By John Corgan ’11

I lost my friend Devin for several hours the last night of sophomore year at Notre Dame. I don’t mean that euphemistically. We actually lost him, like a North Face jacket at Finny’s bar or an untethered child at Disney World. There one moment and gone the next.

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11 Unwritten Rules

By Owen Smith ’95

Woody Allen once said, “If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans.” I believe God has a sense of humor and plays practical jokes on us all the time. Jokes I like to call: Unwritten Rules.

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What I’m Reading: Quiet, Susan Cain

By John Nagy ’00M.A.

Two Americas. It’s become customary to think of ourselves as a divided people, at least since John Edwards’ stump speech in the 2004 race for the Democratic presidential nomination when he lumped us into haves and have-nots. But thanks to author Susan Cain, I’m beginning to think our great divide isn’t economic.

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