Do you often feel like you’re in a hurry to get nowhere?


Listen, I know from experience that rushing, without reason, can be a health hazard.

Frequently, I’ve hit my head on a cabinet, or the trunk of my car, or banged a hip because I’m a fucking speed demon with no destination.

Last night, I was yanking a fresh razer out of its package so I could jump in the shower and shave my legs.




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Sherry McGuinn

Sherry McGuinn

Long-time writer and big-time dreamer. Screenwriter. Cat mama. Red lip aficionado.

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