First, Paul’s traded. Now the A/C on the second floor is down. Paul’s not coming back, but the A/C guys allege that they are showing up today between 1-3.
Could it get any worse?
At least progress of a sort is being made on my book proposals on Japanese rice and resiliencies among non-resident Indians. Note: No connection between rice and resiliencies.
Not that a lot of writing is getting done. Though I am finishing up a wonderful novel by Karel Capek, “The Absolute At Large,” just finished a great book of stories by Peter Stamm, and will start very soon a collection of letters and diaries from fascist Italy, a novel called, “Crazy Rich Asians,” Bee’s Wilson’s great new book, “Consider the Fork,” and a memoir by Kulka: “Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death.”
That and grilled chicken sausages, ice cold gin, and three miles daily at the gym and we are good to go.