two /big/ pieces that i read today.
the first is kina grannis’ account of her 100 days in Jakarta, and you can read that here:
the second is a graduation address (yes) by David Brooks, NYT Columnist:
while his sense of humor is suspect (see the strange starting bits), it was an alarmingly lovely read (because who doesn’t get all jumpy and jittery when a ‘promise’ is required).
an excerpt:
We live in a society that puts a lot of emphasis on freedom and personal choice. But the big thing I’ve learned recently is that if you spend your years keeping your options open you will lead an impotent, fragmented life.
and it only gets better from there on.
have a good weekend m8s :>

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