Conversations I Wish I Had

From Behind Invisibility Cloaks

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There’s a reason, I think, Annie sings “Tomorrow” and not “Today.” It’s the same reason that underlies Sartre’s argument that you are not who you were or who you are, but rather who you will be. Who knew that lovable orphan Annie was singing about existential crisis? “Annie” is basically the musical version of “No Exit.”

But an invisibility cloak sounds too unwieldy. Maybe an invisibility hat? But an invisibility cloak sounds too unwieldy. Maybe an invisibility hat?

In any case, I’ve been looking to tomorrow a lot lately because my today’s have been on fast-forward. A few days ago, I mentioned to a professor that I wanted to talk to her a little while before class about a problem she had gone over the week before. So there I was, on the train two hours before class is supposed to begin, happy as clam, when my phone vibrates. Who is it but my professor, e-mailing me that she’ll be in her office at 4…

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