Take Your Time With That Coffee

Vietnamese people hustle. Hard. At all hours of the day and night, I'll see people working. They'll be peddling a bike powered wooden cart while hawking bootlegged DVDs and children toys, delivering fridges on a 125CC moped, and professionals of all ages running about from one work place to the next. But even with all that hustle, they all know how to sit down and unwind. It's common to see people, from all walks of life, sitting on small plastic chairs at an outdoor cafe chatting. If you sit down…

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Soylent Day 5 - Cheating is the Norm

I had a boiled egg last night after my last Soylent meal. I'll have to do this for another week. It's the only way I'm going to finish all of the soft boiled eggs from last Wednesday. The egg white is not didn't taste great cold, but the yoke tasted almost as intoxicating as the first time. It has this savory, umami flavor that I love so much. Vivid Dreams I slept early last night. I turned off the lights at midnight and rolled around for a little bit, but…

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Soylent Day 4 - Stumble and Recovery

Wednesday is billiards night. So, after publishing last night's post, I biked to my usual billiards hall. I arrived around 10:30PM, played a few games, and drank a Guinness. Guinness has roughly the same amount of calories as Bud Light, but tastes a ton better. Surprised?. After the first beer, I stopped myself and had water. This is a huge contrast from my usual 3+ glasses of whiskey and or beer. Around 12:30AM, I biked home. This is also atypical because I usually stay until hall closes at…

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