Author Archives: People Person

Spoiler Alert!

People are still discovering the site after all this time, so here’s my usual reminder that the blog is best viewed in chronological order. The easiest way to do this is the choose ASC from the pull down menu on … Continue reading

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Update

I haven’t posted anything new this year for a number of reasons. First of all, I’ve been busy with the family. Olivia is one now and let me tell you, a baby is time consuming. There was an initial struggle … Continue reading

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Hello Again

It’s been a year, so I thought I’d drop a line to all you strangers out there. First of all, Michelle and I are about to celebrate our first anniversary next week. And second, Michelle’s due date is a week … Continue reading

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By Popular Demand: Now Available as a Book

Yesterday, the BBC published an article about talking to strangers and I was featured prominently in it. Because of that exposure, I reached 40,000 new people, and during the course of the day, I received dozens upon dozens of heartwarming … Continue reading

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Farewell

I was going to end the blog in June after my wedding, but as the date gets closer, I am starting to realize that this wedding thing might actually take up more of my time than I thought. So I’ve … Continue reading

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Staples Cashier

I went to Staples just now and bought some fancy pens for the sign-in book for our wedding. At the cash register, I also saw some Slim Jims. I don’t know why Staples sells Slim Jims, but I happen to … Continue reading

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On the Turning Away

We went to get froyo yesterday and Michelle had to run back to the car to get her frequent eater punch card. So in the short time I was waiting for her I sampled the different flavors and started making … Continue reading

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First Dance

We’ve been finalizing our wedding plans and that means lots of trips to flower people, cake people, caterers, and bands. We decided we wanted to do something different and cool so we’re having a live Brazilian band at the wedding. … Continue reading

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Unaccompanied Minor

I went back home for Easter and I always have a fun time talking to people on planes. On the way back yesterday we had a layover in Dallas, and we got seated next to an unaccompanied minor sitting in … Continue reading

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Crossroads

Many of you may have assumed that my lack of posts lately was related to my decision to bring the blog to a close in a couple months. Not exactly. In fact, the real reason I haven’t been posting is … Continue reading

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