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    Innie or Outie? Quiet: The Power of Introverts {Great Reads}

    Are you in introvert or an extrovert? Or are you both? I’ve always considered myself an extrovert. Those who know me would agree. I strike up conversations in public. I strike up conversations with teenagers I’ve never met, on my campus, nearly every day.  They sometimes (okay, often!) look at me like I’m crazy, but usually chat back and end up with a big smile.  In my family, we call it the “Mary Lee Legacy,” after my dear grandmother who’s never met a stranger in her life. She taught me well.  🙂 Loud. Outgoing. Convivial. Socialable. Gregarious. Unrestrained. All fit. Other days, I don’t want to be bothered. Quiet. Aloof. Serene. Solitary. Peaceful. Reclusive.…