At First Sight?

March 29, 2011

Vanilla tea is the best.

Calculating present values of bonds paying random-ass amounts over the next 20 years is the worst.

The Ex called. We had a disagreement. Apparently she doesn’t believe in love at first sight.

I do. Maybe not quite the first sight, but I think you can know if a particular person is meant to be yours almost straight away, after a couple of conversations and a kiss.

What do you think?

Here’s what Pushkin had to say on the subject:

You came, I knew that very instant,
I was struck dumb, my heart flared up,
And in my thoughts said “He’s the one!”

Gia Carangi, 1970s


3 Responses to “At First Sight?”

  1. N said

    Here is an interesting quote I read somewhere: “Love at first sight saves a lot of time” : D and my vote is for exists.

    Oh Gia asking for a cigarette, of course.

    • Would be great to just cut to the chase, yeah?

      P.S. In the end of his verse, Pushkin says the feelings may be misleading and self-deception. I’m kind of hoping for that with BlondeGirl 🙂

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