What I’m doing with my life
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I've collected a lot of stories involving road trip calamities.
But, to my great luck, a heroic good samaritan has generally
surfaced mid-calamity, and so here I am to tell the tales at dinner
I'm a big fan of small(er) cities, and love to sit on the porch in
the evening with a drink. I'm lucky enough to have a job I really
love. I tend to wake up happy.
I find brunch to be a contrived and slightly depressing custom. I'd
just as soon drink mimosas while painting a barn. On a related
note: I love helping friends run errands.
When I was a kid and visited my stepdad at his office I couldn't
believe that he spent the entire day "chatting and tapping". Where
was the work?! The jig was up. I started calling him at the office
and saying, "Hey, how's the chatting going? Tough day of
Well here I am, 25 years later, and I do a lot of chatting and
tapping. In work, in life.
Sometimes I tap about the historical events of 1919. Other times I
tap about arts budgets. I'm pretty sure that I'm interested in
chatting about your family.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Not taking pictures of myself or saving photos that other people
take of me.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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If you loved any of the below books, we'll have plenty to talk
I'm not trying to pretentiously signify that I *only* read. But I
do really like to read, and if I were on a train and I saw a
good-looking guy sitting there reading any of these books, I'd sit
down next to him. So, yes, it's a better indicator than most.
The Moviegoer, The Things They Carried, Yesterday's Weather, The
Good Soldier, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, All the King's Men,
Waiting, A Long Long Way, The Beauty and the Sorrow: An Intimate
History of WW1, Lost in the Cosmos, Regeneration, Canada, Let Us
Now Praise Famous Men, A Testament of Youth, any and all
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
why & what & how we read; the memorialization processes
that took place after WW1; how the digital universe is affecting
our sweet, frazzled brains; whether I will ever again eat anything
so delicious as that chicken w/ chopped peppers at the place in
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This whole thing is utterly bizarre. I am extremely skeptical.
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