The Exquisite Terror of an Empty Schedule

Jin Park
Write A Catalyst
Published in
3 min readMay 23, 2024

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Here’s a fun experiment: next time you’re at a dinner party (the kind with artisanal cheeses and unidentifiable dips), casually mention you’ve blocked off the entire next day for “absolutely nothing.”

I guarantee you’ll get a triple-take, a nervous chuckle, and then that look people get when they’re trying to decide if you’re serious or just really, really weird.

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