precedents and superlatives
Growing up I would question the way the world was with goat-like stubbornness, and throughout my teens mom would patiently and wholeheartedly engage me in long debates on whatever new notion I was set to piece apart next. Her own turbulent youth had led her to develop an ability for reasoning out not just the ways of things, but of people. She never shied away from sticky philosophical questions and could always convey how and why she saw something a certain way.Read More
when I worked a job you talked linchpin. I left the corp because I got it.
Your emails where my constant reference to a community of higher standards than my own.
Your Generosity inspires my own.
You really listen.
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