For all but the most successful musicians, the life of playing music is a relatively precarious existence, based on keeping a string of jobs in progress.
Every time I feel comfortable in a friendship group, it all falls apart, and I learn that I was never one of their friends after all.
It’s often a battle getting my child to eat, so what she needs are distractions. Yeah.
Every social construct, if left to its own devices, starts to take on its own rules, its own customs. This can be linguistic, ceremonial, or in the forms of expected interactions.
“Yes or No” doesn’t tell anyone anything about what kind of “yes” or what kind of “no” any given voter wants.
We cannot extract that data, no matter how much we want to.
What I need to do is to take some time off from meat. I have to stop filling my plate with huge piles of the stuff; I don’t want it.
I find conversations really hard work. I am shy, I am awkward and I am not the most comprehensible person when I speak.