There has to be something mildly amusing sitting in an airport straight off of a red eye that arrived at 4am, waiting to board your connector at 6am and receiving an email at 5am that reads “pretend you’re alive.”
This won’t be a reflective post, despite the title.
Almost a year ago I received a call I never thought I would get and it was so exciting! What I thought I wanted is almost in my clutches, but you know what? Sometimes what you think you want most of all… you don’t. I guess sometimes you reach for the stars not because you want to capture them all, but just to see if you’re capable of reaching the outer limits of what you thought possible.
It’s possible to capture what you dream of, but will you want it when you reach it?
Nick Hakim came out of nowhere a while back with his first official single, “Pour Another“, and it was so good that it would have been easy to write it off as a fluke occurrence. This happens a lot, and the internet is filled with musicians desperately trying to recapture…
If after a first date with someone, you realize the chemistry isn’t there and you’d like to take the person out of the lineup, then it’s not necessary to give them an “ice cream cone” to make the effect softer.
You get it and I get it: Onto the next one.
Drew: You’re kind of great, Claire. You do know that.
Drew: Sort of amazing, even.
Claire: Oh, come on! I don’t need an ice cream cone.
Drew: It’s not an ice cream cone.
Drew: What’s an ice cream cone?
Claire: You know. ”Here’s a little something to make you happy.
Claire: “Something sweet that melts in five minutes.”
Claire: I’m completely cool with anything you want to say or not say.