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I Called the Swedish Number to Talk to a Random Swede. Here’s Video of What Happened

I didn’t really think anyone would answer. On Friday morning, when I found out there was something called The Swedish Number, whose sole purpose was to allow anyone in the world to call a random person in Sweden to “talk about anything,” it sounded like a hoax. Yet there I was, sitting on my couch in San Francisco, iPhone in hand, listening to an automated voice with a Swedish accent telling me calmly, “Calling Sweden. You will soon be connected to a random…

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My Secret Trip to a Beach Hideaway + Download My Free Gift to You

There is something thrilling about keeping a secret, the good kind of secret. The kind that makes you smile just thinking of it, and makes you keep it to yourself lest outside opinions should tarnish its shine. It was a secret of this sort that compelled me to drive a couple of hours to a beachside cottage I’d found on Airbnb. I didn’t tell my family or my friends where I was going or what I was going to do there.…

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My 2012 in Review

“I hope you remember the hope you felt rise overwhelmingly within as you saw 2012 stretch ahead of you as a beautiful, exciting and unpredictable path of new opportunities. —The letter I wrote to myself last New Year’s Eve Is there anything as bittersweet as New Year’s Eve? Waxing nostalgic over the days gone by, waving goodbye to the last year, and saying hello to a new one. So here I am, looking back on the past year, and forward…

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