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I keep thinking about this thing I saw on Instagram. Everyone is really on their own journey.
I guess now when people look at me with pity in their eyes and ask how I survive living somewhere so boring, in addition to saying "It works because I'm also boring" I can mention that I heard exactly one firework in 2020
Joel has weighed in on the Hamilton debate: “I don’t know ... I’m not sure if I could pay attention to people singing the whole time.”
10 words and all my “where the hell were you before it was cool” feelings melted away (h/t @ebenet )
Who at NPR will volunteer to tell my 74-year-old mother who just got over breast cancer that yes, it's worse than a flu & she doesn't need to be going to book clubs all over town & water aerobics & Costco for no reason? She won't listen to me but she'll listen to you. Only you.
Did anyone else spend their childhood believing that cutting these things up so sea turtles(?) wouldn’t get caught in them was the most urgent work on earth?
Is it divisive to want to start a new country with just the people who love Elizabeth Warren?