Alex Johnson

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Alex Johnson

Let Other People Happen

The more you want something involving more than yourself, the less likely it seems to work out.

One Shoe After Another: Death, Inevitability, And Seahawks Football

Every year we lose things: jobs, girlfriends, relatives, and the detritus of our past gets kicked alongside, some of it for years after. The most telling of those relics, buoyed along with our steps, begin to contort and change face and take on meaning by the fact of their sheer staying power.

How To Navigate A Facebook Morality Attack

Maybe you really truly want to bring someone to her senses. Maybe, deep down, you really truly believe you’re saying what everyone else is thinking, or, more so, need to be thinking if they plan on sleeping at night/living with themselves. Who knows what you think other people ought to believe better than you, right?

Love Is What You Hate

I don’t think it’s what you like, or even what you’re like that really bonds two people. Instead it’s what you don’t like and what you aren’t like provide a stronger cohesive. You won’t always be able to go hiking or skiing or to the movies or a concert via time or energy or finances or whatever else. But you’ll always be able to fall back on the compatibility of your reactions.

Mastering Millennial Small Talk

According to the personal relations bible, High Fidelity (movie or book), “It’s not what you’re like, it’s what you like.”