Open Letter from Your Friend with Dietary Restrictions

Hello Dear, How are you? I hope this letter finds you well. I want to start by sincerely thanking you for inviting me to and/or having me at your event. As the holiday season kicks in, folks are coming together more often, and with an increased focus on food. I felt like this would be a good time to clarify a few things. Airing these out should make life easier for everyone concerned, and avoid future conflict or unpleasantries =) I'll sometimes speak from the plural "we" and "us," beca...

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The HopeFUL Romantic

It distresses me to see the state of romance in college. Romance has been disregarded as nothing but childish fancy. To feel like they do in the ballads and the fairy tales is immature, they say. The mentality is that romance exists only in the plane of movie screen and novel page, but not in our third dimension, and that one should not waste time daydreaming about it. How can we give up on something so precious? Other than love, what emotion comes as close to that of romance? That heat, that...