-being vulnerable around people I love and trust - keeping it cool and casual for the rest.
-the blurred lines between childhood and adulthood in contemporary Western society, and whether this is more of a good thing or bad thing.
-how to maximize mischief while remaining gainfully employed.
-how group identities are too often used to distract one from anxiety about death. Or not.
-not letting career goals get in the way of meaningful relationships.
-owning a cafe in the middle of the Congolese rainforest called the Heart of Darkness cafe, or at least my own travel museum.
-the things I should have said to Qaddafi when I had dinner with him in Swaziland.
-will North Americans in general have a better or worse standard of living 50 years down the road. And will I have a dog in said future.
-how much I love my grandmother and am grateful for the sacrifices she made for me.
You don't mind that I'm most likely leaving the Bay Area in April.