Travel is little beds and cramped bathrooms. It’s old television sets and slow...– Nick Miller (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)
It is funny how you do not miss affection until it is given, but once it is, it...– Libba Bray, The Sweet Far Thing (via larmoyante)
A Day at the Zoo
It’s a beautiful day in the windy city. Sunny, with a moderate, cool breeze that feels so refreshing and invigorating. Diana, Jona, and I spent the afternoon at Lincoln Park Zoo (a lovely way to spend the Sabbath, by the way). I went along with them, thinking I’d pay an entry fee, and was delighted to find that it’s free! Yet another reason why I’m finding Chicago to be...
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the...– Robert H. Schuller (via desalpes)
That’s the nature of any creative activity — you’re mostly going to be rejected.– The New Yorker’s Bob Mankoff at a recent TED salon. When Mankoff quit psychology school in 1997 to become a cartoonist, he submitted 2,000 cartoons to the New Yorker that year. Of them, 2,000 were rejected. Today, he is the magazine’s cartoon editor. Pair with the fantastic Fail Safe and Ray...
Hyperbole and a Half
Job Search: Asian Grill Buffet
Even though I figured it is family-run and thus that they only hire family, I also figured it was worth a shot since I was in the area anyway.
Me: (to waitress) Hi, actually I'm not eating today. I was wondering, are you guys hiring right now?
Waitress: (glazed eyes, nods) Uh-huh. Booth or table?
Me: Oh, I'm sorry. I'm not eating, I was wondering if --
Manager: (on the phone, looks towards me, signals to inquire to him)
Me: Are you hiring anyone?
Manager: (Smiling, shakes head almost amusedly) No, no.
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