to elaborate for those of you freshly arrived here from the Ithaca Missed Connections
i have adored L for almost two years now, ever since we met in a discussion course. at the time, i decided to follow someone’s excellent advice from the future—post hoc ergo propter hoc–and i fired up the appropriate neuron(e)s to a dreamy, delirious, feverish pitch (or did my inner Valentino Braitenberg do it for me?), and worked up the never-nerve to breach the all-too-familiar stranger barrier of the familar-stranger phenomenon.
“you! who are you and why are we not friends?”
here’s to many more years of being stuck with each other, love.