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I just want a relaxing walk

I can’t wait for life to be the right kind of boring again.

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Not the journey I want

Road trip’s off. I kept hoping there’d still be a way to help my friend move from out by the Pacific over to near Lake Michigan, but I just can’t risk planes, buses, and motels with these tricky, uninsured lungs.

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Someone who gets me

A museumgoer when I have nothing better to do, I avoid writing much about collections, because a visitor should enter a museum innocent of what’s to come, be allowed to make discoveries, and not be nagged into seeing specific works.

Paul Theroux, On the Plain of Snakes

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Might as well get away while I’m stuck here at home

On the Plain of Snakes book by Paul Theroux and a Subtext Books bookmark on a table

On the Plain of Snakes by Paul Theroux from Subtext Books

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This fits now real well

There’s a, uh *exhales* there’s a David Lynch film on Disney+ now.

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Covered and chunked

This morning requires a mountain of hash browns.

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I’ve got someone who’d like to join me

I need to make some new stories to tell.

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Trying vainly to connect

What she does convey—here and in all her novels—is that everything is problematic; and that the human condition consists of millions and millions of people being tossed up and down the earth, trying vainly to connect but being prevented from doing so.

Bruce Chatwin on Sybille Bedford in the introduction to her A Visit To Don Otavio

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Adopt a dog?

Okay. Now that last month (which was pushed into this month)’s craziness is over, it’s time to make a more regular life.

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I miss the days when air travel was fun

Word of the day: tremulous