Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Pressure cooker

The poor stressed Resident Bureaucrat. Once, when he resurfaced from his piles of notes and books, he commented sadly: "If my life were better, I would be watching TV and playing with my kids during weekends instead of this."
(This is a person gone soft in the head. Under normal circumstances, he would never make a statement like that, ever.)

Then, he told me it was all my fault for pushing him into this pit of hell by urging him to go study because I wanted to stay overseas and not work.

That is so blatantly... true, of course. And I almost feel guilty for enjoying life here while he slogs away. So, if he stays up until 3am to do his assignments, I stay up with him - and watch TV.

Well, okay, not helping.

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