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Don’t just share open letters online, write a closed one yourself

Personally, I love making and receiving special notes. After a long day, it felt nice to be excited about something and reminded me of my love for small surprises with personal touches. In fact, these tend to put me in awe even more than typical birthday presents and holiday cards. Their unexpectedness swings in their favor and the hustle and bustle of celebrations don’t get in the way of appreciating them.

Friends with technology

In order to better build the reading experience, the writer suggests listening to “Hey There Delilah” by Plain White T’s while reading. As I scroll down Facebook or Instagram, I feel a sense of comfort that I cannot seem to let go of. In just a few minutes, I can see the emotional distress of…

Love beyond the tangible

In order to better build the reading experience, the writer suggests listening to “Make You Feel My Love” by Adele while reading. I consistently tell my friends, “If a boy tells you he loves you, and if you don’t feel the same way, just say thank you.” The younger, middle-school me would have scoffed at…