In the midst of a holiday weekend adventure, i’m out of town with a couple of friends. Studley McRocklegs – not only an accomplished cyclist, but an ace pilot as well – flew us to the Carolina woods to spend the weekend with an old friend of mine, the brilliant and delicious Professor AB.
Having gotten her PhD in Engineering from a top-notch school by the time she was 25 years old, AB is a rock star in our profession. While out and about farting around this morning, we attended a large outdoor charity fundraiser. Mid-way through the morning, Professor noted that i had been working the crowd. Commenting on this or that, asking them questions about stuff, and generally mixing it up with the random collection of strangers we encountered.
Back in the car, headed out for more farting around, we discussed the differences.
Professor AB: I just don’t like people, until they give me a reason to. You seem to really like everyone.
daisyfae: Until they give me a reason not to like them, yeah, i kinda do…
Studley: I’m an introvert, but I work at being extroverted, because I kinda like people. And it helps if you are trying to get laid to be able to talk to people you don’t know.
Pic found here. And by the way, solid state lighting is a bit of technological magic… compact fluorescents? Well intentioned, but a little toxic…
* We are Ambassadors of Farting Around. Flying out-of-town, on short notice, to hang out with a friend and teach her the art of farting around. Which replaced her plan to teach herself the more esoteric details of Mathematica this holiday weekend….