I got a new phone after losing mine on New Year's last year, and these are the last lines of every conversation I have saved in it.
Got my phonenumbeeeeer back!
What time you leaving? Quick drink before?
Great, thanks, it may be easier to just order some new pants though.
Up to anything?
Awwwww. Leaving in 5
Ok. See you soon.
ok we're home!
sounds good xoxox!
It was nice to meet you, thanks.
I was at that last week hope work schedule lets me go again
Def, have a [...]
MESSAGE "you look like russell brand hahaha"
REVISION The first thing people usually notice about me: It’s a three-way tie between my voluminous hair, my megawatt smile, and the fact that when people look into my eyes they think, “She has a knife in her sock.”
MESSAGE "hey wuss up gorgeous jus to let u know im the best lookin guy in the world"
REVISION I spend a lot of time thinking about: Whether I can find the world’s best looking guy not by looking at thousands of guys, but instead by waiting to encounter a handsome, male man expert online.
MESSAGE "The weather today is nearly ideal, in [...]
Texting can be like a reverse Brigadoon, with people emerging from and disappearing into the fog. Sometimes my phone registers an incoming text on duplicate: Hey! Hey! But sort of like email threads where you can now tell — whoa! you've spent 17 emails just figuring out which movie to see with your friend! — text logs can be eerily distilling things. Have you really not texted that friend since 2010? Sometimes you notice how someone replies almost entirely with the same text (I have a correspondence consisting almost entirely of "amazing"s and smileyfaces). But nothing is quite so haunting as being on either side of a one-way conversation. I'm [...]
1. "I understand that your family's primary concern is that J____ – the sister and daughter you love deeply – is a healthy, happy, self-aware person who is capable of receiving and giving love in her relationships without becoming needy, or domineering, or dishonest, or manipulative, or unkind. It's what we wish for all the people that we love. Of course, we may feel differently about where same-sex relationships fall into the happy/healthy/appropriate spectrum, but I do understand that you all want the best for her.
I want to assure you that while our beliefs may diverge at certain points, the fundamentals remain the same. I believe J____ to [...]