Obstacle to ambition
Having long since achieved upward mobility by becoming a member of the leftist Eastern media establishment, exceeding my parents’ social and economic accomplishments, my remaining ambition in life is to become—it’s the Word of the Week this week—a flaneur.
Unfortunately, my means are not commensurate with my aptitude.
On the plus side, I mowed the grass this morning and did not drop dead in the heat. And tomorrow, back to the paragraph factory. More for you.