- Two rejections in as many weeks.
- I’m missing a weekend of free Japanese films, including one by Takeshi Miike, to go out of town.
…By contrast, running is simply a matter of putting one foot in front of the other. I’m not good at it, but it’s something I can at least manage. Also lately I’ve been reading this book:
It was a gift from Mr. Ashby, and reading it led me to near tears on the subway one afternoon (I had to stop and put the book down before embarrassing myself utterly), because reading that first chapter is a lot like someone you respect wrapping his arms around you and say: “It’s okay if you suck. Maybe someday you won’t. But in the meantime, I love you regardless.”
(Go buy it.)