1. You know why I’m writing this post? So that I can distract myself from hitting ‘refresh’ on nytimes.com over and over and over and over and over and over and over again. Why does the internet turn me into one of those lab rats they feed cocaine to?
2. Hello, I’m fine, my family’s fine, everything’s fine. I survived the natural disaster fine. Many other people aren’t fine; please consider helping them. No, I’m not sad we didn’t have a marathon.
Why I hate the bus:
3. I’m going to try to concentrate on working on a new book tonight, if I can keep myself away for long enough from election results.
4. Also, this: