He seemed reassured, foolishly, by my silence. “Seriously, though, what drew you to read law?”
I hesitated, then said, truthfully, “I wanted to fight for justice for the oppressed. Like Batman. Or you know, like Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird.”
Suresh sipped at his tea. “What area of law did your originally want to practice in?”
“International humanitarian law. You?”
We both fell silent as we reflected on how far we’d deviated from our ideals.
I had Random.org select a page for me. It decided page 178 is the best.
For the rest of the day (with several breaks like shady naps, water bowl slurps, and mini-burger bites), Air Fur One entertained our guests with his incredible antics.
Nobody wanted to the leave the Wonderland. They wanted to play Frolf with the world’s cutest and furriest caddie. It was amazing to watch the dog do the one thing he loved more than anything in the world: chase after a floating disc, acrobatically snag his target, and trot back triumphantly.
In the afternoon, Jimbo and I taught Air Fur One a new trick: dunking!
Today is 12-1 so I decided on page 121.
There’s the snow bank. I’m tossed into flight, and Meathook stumbles.
The shield lands hard on the street. It’s all balck ice. I’m about to flip, but then-
‘GOTCHA, DUDE!’ June shouts.
I look down – June has me by my wrist. I lunge and grab Quint’s hand. Quint swings then clings to Dirk. ‘Human action geek chain!’ I exclaim. ‘I love it!’