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The Hugging Has Been Canceled

It’s been a couple of months shy of a year since the pandemic abridged many of our personal and social niceties. One of those that I greatly miss is hugging my friends. I’m a very tactile person. I like to … Continue reading

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To Hug

My family of origin is a blend of German and Swedish immigrants. Neither line of my ancestors expressed affection physically, even though the love was present. During my late teens, my circle of friends and I became caught up in … Continue reading

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Hugging Day

Hug is such a small word.  Hug can have many meanings and forms.  Hugs can be awkward, misunderstood, and inappropriate. On the other hand, hugs can be graceful, obvious, and the perfect expression of emotion. Today is hugging day, so … Continue reading

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National Hugging Day

The airliner was about an hour away from Paris when my seatmate leaned across the armrest with a social warning for me.  “Whatever you do, do NOT hug your friend at the airport.”  I looked at her and asked why … Continue reading

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