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Short notes & asides

Forming an exploratory committee to consider swimming from the Golden Gate to McCovey Cove July 9. Anyone own a boat I could hire for the day?

(Last year I did this as part of a relay — this year I’m considering a solo swim)

crossposted from Facebook

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“Swimming cultivates imagination; the man with the most is he who can swim his solitary course night or day and forget a black earth full of people that push.”

–Annette Kellermann

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Infinite City

Was already desiring this book and then I saw the author’s autograph. Smitten.

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The new paternity leave

“Taking paternity leave is so rare that it’s not a question of how much time you’re going to take off, but whether you will be able to take any at all.” That’s pretty sad!

Here’s a great post (and a very funny infographic) from one dad who took 12 weeks off with his newborn.… Read the rest

Here’s a lovely turn of phrase from a friend of Tomasz Tunguz:

The entire story reminded me of an old friend who often tells me, “We are lent into each other’s keeping.” Our time with each other is borrowed, its duration is unknown, and that uncertainty makes it precious.

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