God, Grant Me The Serenity

My love affairs were starting to get out of hand. My love affairs, and my drinking. It was no way for a particle physicist to behave. There was nothing for it, they said, but to send me to the South Pole.

“For how long?” I asked.

“Don’t worry about that right now,” they said.

Don’t worry about it? The South Pole?

“Think of it as a chance to… reassess” they said.

And then they stuck me on the plane. Continue reading “God, Grant Me The Serenity”