you should. . .read Unaccustomed Earth
So, I picked up this book thinking it would mostly be about boring Indian shit (arranged marriages, naan, Gandhi maybe), but at least I could look at pictures of the pretty pretty authors when I was tired of the reading. Anyway, it turned out to be a pretty great set of stories, about Indians, Americans, broken families, alcoholism, and miscommunications - all things I can relate to! Plus, the...
I just paid to sign up for a marathon, which I fully intend to not run. Silly peer pressure.
Since I don’t ever like to speak with anybody I work with (this is aided by me living 1000 miles from them), I prefer it when coworkers say that we should “chat” or “discuss” some bullshit work topic or other, especially when we both know that said discussion is just going to end in in me going off and doing my work, and them going off and doing nothing. When they...
I’m about to play in flight movie roulette. Is it wrong that I’m praying for “He’s Just Not That Into You”? Yes. Yes it is.
I was just walking down this Oslo street, and I look down, and I’ve got two entirely different shoes on. I embarrass America again.
Yesterday, I sat in some nice sunlight at 4pm, drinking beers in a sculpture park with lots of prosperous, happy, Norwegians who all seemed to be taking it easy on a workday, I strongly thought what many Americans must think abroad, when they’re able to think past their looming deadlines and the imminent return of long, long workdays. What the fuck is wrong with us? Seiously, despite...
Fuuuuuck. If I wanted to read a solipsist, I’d keep a diary.
To the people on the plane who think it’s ok to scootch your legs to the side when I’m trying to get to my window seat. Just stand up.
Today I had some very productive meetings, solidified a job offer that will mean a ton of opportunity for me, convinced some smart people that I was also smart, got over the flu (the normal kind), and spent some time in a city I love. It’s still been a shit day. My standards are too fucking high.
Coughing up Boston