Not the news, which brings us Russian invasions, Egyptian repressions, Afghan treachery, Venezuelan chaos, and, at home, a relentless tattoo of debate about Obamacare (Is it working? Can anyone tell? Does anyone care any more?), the budget (still don’t have one), and the endless drone of the same old Gregorian chants: income inequality, climate change, immigration reform, education reform, tax reform, community outreach and guns, guns, guns.
If I were still living back east, I likely would have hung myself by now. Four months of darkness, snow, ice, wind chill, no biking, and auto-mummifyiing myself? You can have it.