…your risk of heart disease and pancreatic cancer are the same as for someone who never smoked.
I quit smoking fifteen years ago today. You can do it too.
Tonight at the Food Lion:
CASHIER: How are you tonight?
ME: Good. You?
CASHIER: Well, I’m alive.
ME: That’s definitely better than the alternative.
CASHIER: Not really, because I know where I’m going when the lord takes me. That’s the easy part, right? Life is the hard part.
CASHIER: Um, if you believe that, of course…
It must suck going through life wishing you were dead.
Even back when I was a believer I don’t think I ever managed to convince myself that my life would be better if it were over.
My celebration of Rosanna Arquette’s birthday was as low-key as I’d hoped. My only regret is that Harris-Teeter was out of every flavor of cake slices except “gay.” All the same, it was pretty good, even though I was really more in the mood for chocolate.
The annual pontifications:
This morning, I was on the phone with someone in a professional context and he started a sentence with “the thing about millenials is…”
I groaned, expecting the usual.
But then he finished it with a comment that was:
I instantly liked and respected him for it.