That’s not the lifestyle (8/31)

Ian Guerin
Sep 2, 2018 · 2 min read

Vishal —

Today was a really easy day.

I drove about half of the distance to St. Louis, and then found a spot to swim in Shawnee National Forest.

I took a ferry!

I had the entire beach to myself. I got to read, eat lunch, and float in Pounds Hollow Recreational Area. I’m reading a book Kristie got me called, “Eat This, Not That” and audiobooking “The Lean Startup.”

I’ve got a wedding tomorrow in Kansas City, but I’m hanging out for the night with Kristie and her family as they’re on the way to Kristie’s cousin’s, Sandy’s, lake house in Missouri.

I thought I’d drop you a line to let you know I’m not dead, and also that I’ve decided where I’ll be moving at the end of the trip. Here’s a hint, you used to live there…

Yours —



  • I’m officially in wedding week, and will be back to finish the east coast after I’ve attended this one, and the one in Detroit next weekend

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