On the way to work, I walked in A.R. Schell Park in Plano. I saw a little chihuahua-like dog who had apparently passed away. I saw no signs of injury. I felt sad to see the dog lying prone, looking pristine.
Today I met a series of deadlines. When my assistant called to say he might be late due to an unavoidable reason, I worried we would fall behind. But we got a world of things done.
At lunch today my partner and I took our Summer intern to lunch. She is about to be a senior in high school. She is in the midst of college selection. She was very articulate and self-aware, while still being roughly 17. At 17, I was full of ideas and a kind of philosophical dreamy sophistication, but I was largely impractical and had no real aspirations other than attending the state university. I hope our intern gets her dream admit, and yet if I were her age I might go to a regional state university rather than even the largest university in my small state, as I did. I am
Tonight my wife and I went to Zoe's Kitchen for salmon kebabs. Now we are watching a PBS show about 10 towns which changed America.
I like the utopian visions that went into some, even as I am revolted by the developments run like company stores.
I am glad to have the day off tomorrow.
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