“New York to LA in 5 hours. That used to take 3o years. A bunch of people you were with would die, you’d have a baby…you’d be with a whole different group of people by the time you got there!”
Mid-week, the emails begin to pile up and I realize I haven’t been keeping up with my Twitter feed or posted a blog in weeks, that I have to buy a plane ticket to see my family next month and my NY Times iPhone app keeps crashing mid-article, and…
Then I saw this video, of Conan O’Brien and Louis CK circa 2009, and I laughed out loud.
Funny how, despite my ability to work and move and connect faster and with more people than ever before, nothing brings me back to the present moment—to feeling grateful for everything that I have access to—faster than a long, hard laugh.
With thanks to Alyssa for the tip!
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July’s Full Moon in Capricorn: The Heart wants what it Wants. The 4 Stages of a Good Divorce. How to Love a Woman who Scares You. Our Soulmates are Rarely Who We Expect. Men, Let’s Stop Fooling Ourselves: Size Matters. To the One Who Tried to Break Me. A Letter to my Children: You do not come from a Broken Home. An Open Letter to the Fixers. How your Stored Memories in the Amygdala can lead to PTSD. How My Sister’s Death Transformed my Self-Perception.