Happy late fathers day!
–––– – ❝ wouldn’t it be better, make you s t r o n g e r , to have your soul in more pieces, i mean, for instance, isn’t seven the most powerfully magical number, wouldn’t seven –– ? merlin’s beard, tom! seven! isn’t it bad enough to think of killing one person? and in any case…bad enough to divide the soul…but to rip it into s e v e n pieces… of course, this is all h y p o t h e t i c a l , what we’re discussing, isn’t it? all academic… yes, sir, of course.
“I was supposed to arrive two days earlier [from Toronto]. But what happened is that there’s a computer system in Washington, D.C., that authorizes the physical printings of visas onto passports that was shut down for 48 hours. But there’s a special circumstance that the U.S. government can grant a parole—and yes, that’s what it’s called, and yes, it does make me feel a bit like a felon—for extenuating circumstances. It felt like some sort of road movie: We have to get to Comic-Con! We finally arrived around 11 p.m. Thursday night.” [x]