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How do I get to know my parents as people?

After seeing and reading about the death of parents, one of the biggest regrets seems to be not knowing them better. I have a cordial but distance relationship from my parents and while I don't ever see us being BFFs, I would like to know them better as people and their life. How do I do this, considering I live 6 states away? [more inside]
posted by lpcxa0 on Mar 26, 2014 - 21 answers

Help me re-do my to-do list

I once had a to-do list, things I wanted to achieve/experience by the time i turned 30: Establish a rewarding career / Travel / Find some degree of success with my music / Learn to swim / Get into a sport, get fit / Have a few close friends... So, I've just turned 40 & I still have not managed to do any of these things. And now I feel I am running out of time... [more inside]
posted by Soap D. Spencer on Jul 7, 2013 - 33 answers

I am the most interesting man in the world. Or at least I want to be...

You know that extremely interesting person you've met? Or perhaps that guy from the Dos Equis commericals? What do I need to do to become that guy? [more inside]
posted by Kippersoft on Apr 8, 2012 - 57 answers

Give me your wisdom, let me see through time!

Calling all 40 year olds... what do you wish you had done when you were 30? [more inside]
posted by dougrayrankin on Feb 15, 2012 - 70 answers

One Week Paid Time off Work - What Should I Do?

What is a great, inexpensive experience I could do for one week? [more inside]
posted by jmugrapler on Sep 18, 2011 - 13 answers

Best travel experience of your life?

Best travel experience of your life? [more inside]
posted by midnightbarber on Feb 28, 2011 - 64 answers

What do you wish you had known or learned in school?

What skills or subjects or topics or experiences -- not just academic but professional, social, and even personal -- do you wish you had learned or acquired in college? [more inside]
posted by adamrobinson on Oct 14, 2008 - 29 answers

Life experience: how to?

I need life experience. But I haven't a clue where to start. [more inside]
posted by alexplainlater on Sep 30, 2007 - 31 answers

Help a teenager make the most of his summer.

Help a teenager make the most of his summer [more inside]
posted by zenja72 on Jun 16, 2007 - 35 answers

Why is time passing so slowly?

Inspired by this question, I have to ask the opposite. I've found that as I've gotten older, things in the past seem VERY VERY far away. [more inside]
posted by Caviar on Sep 16, 2005 - 10 answers

Why is time passing so quickly?

Why is time passing so quickly? [more inside]
posted by BorgLove on Sep 15, 2005 - 37 answers

What experience most shaped who you are?

Life-altering experiences. Can you point to a single experience in your life, as a child, which you can define as having contributed to the person you are today? (+) [more inside]
posted by jeremias on Feb 2, 2005 - 215 answers

Is getting an MBA a good investment?

Is an MBA worth getting? I've seen a lot of talk to the contrary lately, and most of the MBAs that I know don't seem to be doing work now that particularly requires an MBA, so I'm wondering if it's just a waste of time and money compared to just gaining more work experience? I was thinking of getting an MBA as a way to shift into less pure-IT related work, since I can't seem to get rehired as a developer after a long absence.
posted by Big Fat Tycoon on Nov 15, 2004 - 7 answers

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