Mittens Mattered

Dan Kadlec
Human Parts
Published in
7 min readAug 2, 2023

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Are we being warped by a social feed full of RIPs for pets and pop stars?

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Photo by Ahmed Zayan on Unsplash

One of the indignities of being 60-plus is the number of people in your life that pass away. What starts as a trickle quickens to a stream — in my case, much like the number of times I walk into a room and forget why the heck I went there.

“The laundry is dry,” I tell Kim, setting a basket of warm towels before her like Violante…

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Dan Kadlec
Human Parts

Dan is writing a memoir about his early years as a small-town journalist, when he was running with cops by day and from them by night.