LONG DISTANCE: A bad way to wake up in the morning: an early phone call from your girlfriend to let you know she wasn't blown up in the latest Israeli bus bombing. She's out there visiting her expatriate sister, who's just had a baby at a pretty scary time. She figured she should call me before I could get up, read the news, and panic. It was a good call, in more than one sense. But it's a bad way to wake up in the morning. Makes me spend the day thinking about death.
posted by Jesse 2:00 PM
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