Monday, October 13, 2008

Daily Grind

I wish that my life were like an independent coffee shop, named "The Daily Grind." I'm sure there is one out there, somewhere. I wish that, instead of the actual, straight-up interpretation of my schedule, it was a cute little joke.

"Oh, no, no, no! No, I don't actually have to get up at 5:15am each morning, to get ready to leave the house and spend it with several hundred adolescents! Gracious, no. I just like folks to have that idea of me, because it's glamorous. Actually, I'm self-employed, and I sit at my computer, writing, reading, and publishing. I drink coffee in the morning, and often go out to meet a friend at a coffee shop. No, sorry. My life is so boring! I wish it was that glamorous! Who gets up at 5:15???"

*sigh*

3 comments:

  1. I'd be dead if I had to get up at 5:15.

    Of course, I got up at 4, but that was merely to go to the couch, since my bed was suddenly overcrowded, due to "a monster popping out of the closet."

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  2. Every weekend, I think, "Ahhh! I can sleep late." But I still wake up early and can't get back to sleep. Who needs sleep anyway? It's highly overrated.

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  3. Isn't there some kind of midterm break? Enough for, say, a coffee break?

    Sorry you're not just down the street anymore (though I know you're not missing that place).

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