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"Being a post-doc for thirty years can really screw up your life."
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People following each other and as a result going round in circles.
Road signs - 'One way' and 'Or another'.
Clam at a crossroads
Tags:clam, calms, seafood, crossroad, crossroads, decision, decisions, big decision, big decisions, making decision, life choices, life choice, manhattan, boston, direction, directionless, life direction, choice, choice, big choices, doomed, seafood restaurant, seafood restaurants, molluscs, mollusc
"As he looked around Jeremy could not help but feel he was the only one without a porpoise in life."
"Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night, panicked, wondering if I'm crawling in the wrong direction."
Tags:nightmare, nightmares, recurring nightmare, recurring nightmares, recurring dream, recurring dreams, recur, recurs, stranded, lost, anxiety, anxieties, worry, worries, worrying, stress, stress dream, stress dreams, wrong direction, wrong directions, crawl, crawls, crawling, wrong direction, wrong directions, directionless, panic, panics, panicking, cliche, cliches, cartoon cliche, cartoon cliches
"Okay, I finished my novel. Now what?"
"He doesn't have a 'life coach' mother, he has a 'life couch'.
Tags:life coach, life coaches, couch potato, couch potatoes, husband, husbands, lazy, laziness, relax, relaxing, nap, naps, read the paper, reading the paper, newspaper, newspapers, kick back, kicks back, kicking back, marital difficulty, marital difficulties, spouse, spouses, directionless, lack of direction, loser, losers, layabout, layabouts
"I've tracked our GPS coordinates over the past week dad. Well, we're roaming the plains alright!"
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A stranger in paradise.
Dung beetle to other dung beetle - 'Now what do we do with it' Reply - 'Beats me'
The big life questions that really get us thinking.
Tags:age, ages, progress, progression, progressions, life question, life questions, question, questions, questioning, philosophy, philosophical inquiry, philosophical inquiries, inquire, inquires, ponder, ponders, midlife crisis, midlife crises, directionless, feeling directionless, rudderless, rudder less, without a rudder
"Could you tell me where I am? Not geographically - but in an existentialist way."
'Damn ! I don't have a clue where we are.'
Trading today was directionless...
'Doctor Livingston, I presume.'
Signs to nowhere & nothing.
"...I knew we should have turned left at the last off ramp!"
"I could have gotten to the top . . . but I wasted all my time in the park."
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"That's a little unfair, I just haven't found my niche."