Outer Banks - Cape Hatteras KOA
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June 23rd, 2007 – by: kidrah
But, anyway, so far this has been the first few days when I haven't been driving - so, I wake up at 7am (when it gets too hot to sleep inside the tent), and have until 10pm (when everything shuts down and some bugs come out) to just lounge by the pool and the beach. I've been spending almost 8 hours a day reading, which is insane! The best thing I've read so far on the trip is this article Dan sent me by Po Bronson titled What Should I Do With My Life? The guy followed hundreds of normal people who had contemplated or made a career change and documented his take-aways in a smart, insightful synthesis in this article, and a book by the same name.
... "I too used to think that The Inevitable Cocktail-Party Question was a scourge on our society. But I'm starting to see that it is really about freedom to choose. A status system has evolved that values being unique and true even more than it values being financially successful.
In other words, if you don't like The Inevitable Cocktail-Party Question, maybe it's partly because you don't like your answer."How true...
--- back to the beach, will write more later ---
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