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The case for ghosting

Off the Beat

I give myself permission to experience loneliness in this isolation, and I challenge myself to even come to prefer it over the company of others.
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Off the beat: That tingly feeling

I’m sitting in a restaurant in Lisbon waiting for lunch. I’m weary from wandering the city with a friend, and a Fado band is playing on the television by the door. In the corner of the screen, I notice a woman translating every lyric into sign language. Her hands move
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