Day 423

Thursday | April 25th, 2013

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So like yesterday I didn’t take a shower because I didn’t care to. It’s my day off and I’ll do what I want with it and all that. But then today I overslept and I really wanted to take a shower but there was just. no. time. I had class at 11.00 (another exam), but I woke up—not opened my eyes, really woke up and was cognizant of who I was, what I had to do, and most importantly where I had to be (too often when I wake up, none of these things are in place and I go back to the dreaming).

I woke up at 10.26. I pinged BM for a possible cab share, washed my face, caked on smell-good, and donned a suit. Here’s the thing, when something is awry with your personal appearance, wear a suit and no one gives enough of a shit to see beyond the suit—especially if suits are not mandatory where you need to be. It works every time.

I made it into work before 11.00 with more than five minutes to spare. I gave my one exam and sat in my office for three hours after that eating coffee mix and grading exams. Lots of “suit” commentary and compliments were sent my way. No one got close enough to smell, nor would they: people like to look at suits, not smell them.

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