2 years ago for day 41, 2019 with 310 words.

Sunday 10/02/2019

Alright, so the plan for the trip is starting to look more real. We've slept on it and it still seems OK, although it involves a massive road trip from Mississippi to Virginia. This seems insane, but I've done this trip before. Except for this time, I'll be the only driver rather than sharing the trip among 3 people like times before. That's going to make it much harder. It's also not a route that brings you along many interesting sights to see along the way. Even if it did, I think we still would want to just cruise on up and get it over with as fast as possible.

I'd like to start reading more if I can find a good fiction book to read. I've been on a non-fiction binge for a good while now and I'm starting to get tired. Good stories are much easier to keep interested in and keep reading. When I was reading Lord of the Rings, for example, I would stay up much later than I wanted only because I couldn't put it down. A good book is just engaging like that, and that's what I miss. My only problem is I'm really skeptical of books and don't often feel like any book will be good enough to be so engaging.

I'm really starting to feel like I'm ready to give up writing every day. I don't know if I'm getting anything out of this. I like doing it, but I don't have anything to write about. I wouldn't mind it so much if I could write some stuff privately and make certain "good" stuff publically available. Right now if I don't have anything that I think anyone would find interesting then I don't want to open up writetogether and write anything. Hopefully either I'll have a breakthrough or change of heart.

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Hi! I'm Max. I'm an American expat living in Amsterdam. I work as a software engineer, currently at a cool place called Picnic.

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