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Posts tagged "growing up"

The Death of Desire Is Not Adulthood

The Millennial Burden to Grow Up

The Terrible Distance Between “Not” and “Yet”: On Family, Long-Distance

The following excerpt was taken from the new book by Mockingbird contributor Andrew Taylor-Troutman. The book is “Gently Between the Words: Essays and Poems,” available this month from Torchflame Books.  There are, of course, many ways to be healthy, happy, and whole. As adults, my brother and I have made different choices about careers and […]

Social Media and Our Identities

About two years ago, my then 14-year-old daughter shuffled into our living room and sat down on the other end of the white couch where I was stationed. I was scrolling through Twitter to see what was going on with my Twitter friends and skimming the latest headlines. I looked up from my phone and […]

New Music: fun.’s Some Nights

I first heard fun. a few years ago when a friend of mine put “The Gambler” from their debut album Aim and Ignite on a mix that he played as we drove back to school after a break. At the time I remember liking the song, but not pursuing the band’s work any further, which, […]