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Do you trust password managers?

Password managers (programs that store all of your passwords under a single “master password” and sometimes across devices) have been around for years. The idea of password managers is great and leads to more people not using the same password for everything. Why would they when they can have software remember their unique passwords? But …

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Tell me a story

“Tell me a story” was my favorite thing when I was a kid. My mom was a wonderful storyteller and she had a simple rule to encourage me tell stories. “You tell me a story and I will tell you a story”. Oh how I loved it when my mother told me a story so …

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Farewell to a friend

Recently I had to say farewell to an old and dear friend, and I was informed about his death at the moment I was grieving for another friend who died 6 years ago. After the first moments of shock, there was a song going through my mind. A special song which I haven’t heard in …

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Storytelling

My mother was a fantastic storyteller. Stories about her activities. Stories about the books she was reading. Stories about her plans. Stories I just could not get enough of. Saturday morning, curled up under the cover and listening to a story. For my mother, everything was a story and everything had a story to tell. …

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Farewell, my Brother

We met some 40 years ago. It was intense and it was also casual. Both of us just doing our jobs, nothing more than that. And at the same time, we were brothers in arms, a bond that couldn’t be stronger. Depth without depth as you called it. 20 years later we met again. Both …

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Can I be with you?

When the war comes,And if I have to hide,Can I be with you? If a club comes along,Which I don’t want to be part of,Can I be with you? If there is a ruleWhat I can’t comply withCan I be with you? And if I have to be something,What I’ve never been,Can I be with …

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I mean it

Are you asleep? I want to tell you something.I just have wake you up to my regret.I have to tell you that I love you, and I mean it.Because all that’s left is just you. Come and smoke a cigarette with me.Or just lie down in your bed for a while.What I have say is …

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Zeg Me Wie Je Ziet

Zeg me wie je zietWanneer je naar me kijktAls je het met vroeger vergelijktKrijg je dan nog steedsZomaar kippenvelOf tranen van gelukHeb je die nog welVieren we nog feestOf teren we alleen op wat er is geweest Zeg me wat je voeltDe muur waar ik op stuitIk kom er niet doorheenDus schreeuw het uitVoel je je …

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