What Would You Miss?

Discuss the March 2017 Book of the Month, Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel.
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Re: What Would You Miss?

Post by Lest92 » 20 Mar 2017, 11:20

Home, security, family, friends - the things that make me feel safe, I suppose

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Post by Kitkat3 » 24 Mar 2017, 02:45

I would miss family and friends foremost. Secondly, I would miss how small the world seems now with internet and air travel. I would miss being able to walk into a grocery store and having so many options. I would miss eating at a restaurant. I would miss coffee. I would miss walking into a library or logging onto my computer and having a wealth of information available to me.

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Post by hsimone » 24 Mar 2017, 03:34

Many have already said this, but I would miss the people I love (including my dog), modern-day conveniences, definitely hot showers, and a place to call home. I love to travel, but one of my favorite feelings is go back home at the end of a vacation.
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Post by kandscreeley » 26 Mar 2017, 19:44

I'm sure there are so many things I would miss, but I bet it would be the things I don't even think about now. I think it would surprise all of us what we actually miss.
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Post by Amagine » 26 Mar 2017, 20:17

I would miss my family. I'm a family oriented person and I don't do well when I am separated from them for too long. I would also miss my room lol. I have it decorated to my specifications. I would hate to never see it again.
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Post by va2016 » 26 Mar 2017, 21:50

I agree with @Scarekor. We won't know what we will miss till we lose it...

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Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 27 Mar 2017, 00:20

I will miss the people I love. The people whom I can tell stories with for as long as we want. Most of all, I will miss the challenges I face each day.

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Post by Acwoolet » 27 Mar 2017, 20:36

If I did have them, I would absolutely miss my family. Yes, amenities are nice and easy access to food is definitely wonderful, but if I did have my family I d think I'd care as much about the rest of those things.

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Post by Kb3ck » 27 Mar 2017, 20:46

It is hard to narrow the list of things that I would miss. I would be living a whole new life. I would miss so much about the past before everything changed.

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Post by greenstripedgiraffe » 28 Mar 2017, 14:31

I would miss sleeping in a real bed with blankets. Warm showers. Parmesan cheese. Pizza. toilets and toilet paper. shampoo/conditioner. going to a grocery store instead of hunting and scavenging. I'd miss my happy pills LOL! Christmas lights and festivities. I would NOT miss computers, internet, etc.
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Post by ananya92 » 29 Mar 2017, 10:50

I think apart from people who matter to us (it's obvious we'll miss our family and friends), I would miss the familiarity with my life the most. We get so used to a pattern of life, that living in a totally different atmosphere is frightening. It's a feeling I'll definitely miss.

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Post by Emily Pittman » 29 Mar 2017, 13:45

Technology has really opened up the door for communication, without it the globe was a much larger place. It would be harder to keep in touch with loved ones from far away without phones and we wouldn't have as instant access to global news. I think the global connection and communication is what I would miss.

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Post by Kdonegan91 » 31 Mar 2017, 18:47

I would miss my kids and husband. The only material thing I would miss would be my medication and pictures.
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Post by Jessica Samuelsen » 31 Mar 2017, 19:13

All The creature comforts. Like running water, grocery stores.

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Post by dhwanis » 01 Apr 2017, 02:20

I think I would miss my family and friends. I would also miss the life that I have created till now.

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