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My Soon-to-happen Retirement

Esthetics

Your beauty is in my hands

I lecture,

I examine.

Your pulse begins to slow.

I massage and drift

as you relax and drift. 215 more words

Skin

“In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is a hallucinating idiot...for he sees what no one else does: things that, to everyone else, are not there”

“All media work us over completely,” wrote Canadian sociologist Marshall McLuhan (July 21, 1911 – December 31, 1980) in his book,’Medium is the massage’ published in 1967 – this peculiar title with the word, 436 more words

Media & Society

The 'Tube Chat' badges will work, but not in the way you expect | The Friday Article

It was the latest light-hearted debate to dominate Twitter. Small ‘Tube Chat’ badges were appearing on the London Underground, encouraging people to talk to strangers on their morning commute. 325 more words

General

Why the hell do I have Tinder?

I’ve had Tinder for almost two years now, on and off. I got it when I first started college. I’ve used it the way it’s intended to be used as far as I know. 348 more words

Someone you need to know

He taught a message of the need to help those less fortunate, while coming from a working class background himself.

I’ve heard it said that anyone who wants to understand education, student achievement and race relations needs to understand his work. 1,892 more words

Public Policy

Fear and Loathing in Puerto Rico

The edge of madness was upon me closer than ever. I have done a lot of drugs and hard liquor in my life, and nothing has made me lose my shit more than distant paranoia in the trenches of sporadic silent in the darkest of nights. 2,169 more words

Sociology

Taking back your time

Since my near heart attack last month, I’ve come to feel that my time is more valuable than ever.  It’s just like anything else that becomes worth more when there is less of it. 362 more words