Emojicly and Literally
The lag between writing a draft of something, and seeing it published can be years. Writing is not like going for a run, or building a model, or preparing a bowl of cereal, where there is an instant surge of gratification upon completion of the work.
The World in Miniature wasn’t abandoned, however, it was empty. Outdated exhibitions on unloved grounds. Our detour seemed destined to be a disappointment. Then we got to the basement of the pyramid, and that’s where we found all the human teeth.
"We'll upgrade you to something more comfortable," the car-wrangler told me. This was the first sign something was wrong.
I liked the old coffee robot in my office. We weren't, like, best friends, but I did feel a meaningful connection with it.
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