I say "spend my time" like I'm not a graduate student.
I really don't actually have much time that isn't accounted for on a syllabus somewhere.
The older I get, the less energy I have for trying to hide the fact that I'm nowhere near figuring out this "life" thing.
I mean, over the summer, I *guess* I'm working at a tech company. But I think what it's underlined is that I really don't wanna work at a tech company once I have that sheepskin.
I also have no interest in acting my age, frankly.
Though, honestly, I find high school/teen movies to just be another genre of sci-fi/fantasy.
I didn't used to be obsessed with Lin-Manuel Miranda. These days, tho, I'm helpless.
Four other things? Internet. Dogs on the internet. Toys that I can fidget with. I didn't used to think I couldn't do without a car, then I discovered the joy of driving backroads miles from anywhere.
Does... does everyone like hiking as much as they say they do? Are the trails at Tilden just a never-ending traffic jam?
As much as I like stuff (sorry!), capitalism is destined to eat itself, and the oligarchs might do well to think of universal basic income as less of an enormous entitlement and more like, say, guillotine insurance.
You want realness? Boom. There you go. Realness.
Alternately, you want to drink and play a board game.
Alternately, alternately, you want to drink.