Months ago, I broke up with someone I was with for 7 years, under very sad no-one's-fault circumstances. I still love him and miss him like crazy. The sadness comes and goes. I think about him every day. I'd like to draw a line and move on and think it would help it I can decisively mark The End on that chapter of my life. I'm looking for ideas for how to make that mark. Some kind of ritual or ceremony. [more inside]
A colleague/friend has accepted a job offer to move his life to Colombo, Sri Lanka (for a couple years at least). Can you suggest a farewell gift that might be useful to him in this move? [more inside]
I'm leaving my current position at my company this week due to a promotion. This requires me to move to another location. I have a dry erase board on which I like to put funny or meaningful quotes. Can you suggest good, pithy quotes about endings, farewells and goodbyes that I can put on it?
Please recommend songs along the theme of "so long"/"farewell"/"goodbye"/"we'll miss you". [more inside]
Resignation etiquette: Is it unprofessional / bad manners to try to discourage your colleagues from planning a farewell function for you? [more inside]
The Dr. Mrs. Strangelove and I's favorite late 20-something female bartender is leaving for warmer pastures (Hawaii from San Diego): what is a good going away gift for her?
What's a not-too-sappy quotation for a going away card? [more inside]
Please help me build a playlist around a strangely narrow thematic framework: I need music suitable for bittersweet, fond farewells. [more inside]
Office Gift Filter: My senior coworker, who has been something of a mentor for the past year, is about to move back to Israel to care for his parents for the next two years. What would be a good "best-wishes" kind of gift? [more inside]
Help me find a Sci-fi writers farewell letter. Could be Asimov, could be someone else. [more inside]
Tomorrow is my last day at my job, and I'd like to go out with my team knowing how much I have loved working with them. [more inside]
I need a free or absurdly inexpensive English translation of a Japanese message board post page. It's a skosh long, but might make for a good exercise? All of the automatic web translators turn it into a grammar trainwreck. [more inside]