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  • 1) Everyone else seems to love you.
    2) You seem breezy—everything is effortless. But, I just see your complications.
    3) You have expensive taste, but you appeal to the everyday (wo)man—blending in, as if you’re incredibly accessible and anyone can have you. You try to pretend your look isn’t as classy as it really is.
    4) You make me feel older than you should. Like you will quickly leave me in the dust.
    5) You have secrets. I know about some. But, I know there are plenty I don’t even have the vocabulary to ask about.
    6) You remind me of my Dad, and I can’t disappoint him. Your dad is dead and I think about it often.
    7) You seem to know how to balance work and play—something that I thought I was the master of. A trait people envied in me.
    8) Though you are very well connected, I don’t always understand how—but I feel foolish asking.
    9) When your visage is blemished, your confidence doesn’t waver.
    10) You represent a lot of qualities I wish iHAD.

    ~An open letter to the iPad~
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