The friendly, English-speaking extraterrestrial you run into outside your house is asking you to recommend the one book, movie, or song that explains what humans are all about. What do you pick?
Animal Farm. We show feigned solidarity, during troubled times. However, the deep fissures, throughout our social-racial-beauty class systems, expose our true motives and the desire to obtain them, by any means necessary.
The “successful” animals go on to star in Lord of the Flies. (Those books run so parallel they could be a pair of skis.)
2013-Keep running, literally not figuratively.
2009-Do not go back to graduate school.
2004-Move to NY while you’re still young. (And keep your health insurance.)
week 1 growth | Sip in Raleigh | birthday celebration | the budget #PleaseShootMe | food trucks | the coolest invention for kids | art exhibits | duke’s documentary center | week 2 growth
Not pictured: Saladelia’s Cafe (great place). Getting locked out of apartment (in the same way I did 2 years ago…sigh). But I did get back in time to meet up with my friends at Saladelia, so all was well.
I’m a red. I usually mask it with an analytical demeanor, but I “feels” very deeply. My sister agreed. The questions asked about your personality, when you were younger; she described me as a flower child.
I just wish I knew the color of the other large wedge.