what is that super power that guys have? it’s like they can sense the moment when you’re slightly over them, when they no longer take up 98% of your thoughts. and they choose that moment to pop back into your life to give you another sliver of hope that this time it’ll actually happen and to fill your head back up with thoughts of them so that nothing else can fit in there once again.
and it always seems to happen right when you’re supposed to be working on a very large project.
“If Jordan Catalano is, like, nearby, my entire body knows it. Like one of those dogs that point? I’ll keep talking and stuff, but my mind won’t even know what I’m saying. I keep wondering if there’s like, a term for this.”—
i’m having a really hard time with my own little jordan catalano situashun lately.
“On another trip, they found themselves at a dead end, facing the Potomac. Pinchot and Roosevelt stripped and dove in. Their companion, the French ambassador, hesitated on the bank before taking off his clothes, leaving him naked but for his gloves.
“Why do you wear gloves?” Roosevelt asked the ambassador as he swam toward them.
“We might meet ladies.”—Timothy Egan The Big Burn