Friends are the people who tighten our grasp on reality. And that’s what old college roommates and Gmail chat are for:

Me: do you think i could get a job as a traveling photographer/blogger/baker/runner/counselor.
because that would be ideal.
Jennifer: ummm
Me: i think i’d like to put all of my interests in a blender and have them come out as a job.
kind of like a smoothie.
Jennifer: yes well…

I know. It’s a stretch. If anyone else has any ideas about what should be going into my occupational blender, please feel free to share.