I wanted to smoke Gauloises, drink black coffee and talk about absurdity and maquillage with wicked women and doomed young men… I wasn’t interested in happiness, I was looking for the Holy Grail.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
Improv comedy puts uncertainty on center stage — performers usually start by asking the audience for a prompt, then they make up the details as they go. But two actors in Chicago are taking this idea to its absolute limit, and finding ways to navigate the unknown.
LOVE this conversation. So helpful for stagework and for remembering how to play well with others. One of my favorite moments: “I know that when I can take things as they come in the moment, I’m living a less anxious life.”
I relate to this more than I want to admit.
Yes, this is how I cook.
HOW DO YOU KNOW???
I want to make webisodes about this. With photolodico and swordgirl.
Slept in until 8. Eating steelcut oats with strawberries, french press coffee from guatemala, and leftover quiche (I’m on a kick). Plan to take a longish run, do some ironing, make a salad for a potluck later. Ahhh.
People I could be friends with. In fact, am friends with.
The really dangerous ones are those who can’t say no cleanly - whose vanity makes them want to be liked even as they disappoint.
In your life you meet people. Some you never think about again. Some, you wonder what happened to them. There are some that you wonder if they ever think about you. And then there are some that you wish you never have to think about again. But you do.
Being trapped in my home due to an apocalyptic storm is the best Monday I’ve had all year.
I’ve spent about 8 of the last 24 hours on hold. US Airways isn’t answering their phones…
Most of our childhood is stored not in photos, but in certain biscuits, lights of day, smells, textures of carpet…
Common Humanity: 1.75
Overall score: 2.62