Talking shop.

What Jeremy wants to talk about all the time is his work.  I used to do this terrible thing where at bedtime, I’d ask Jeremy to talk about some work issue and he would get all excited and talk for 20-30 minutes without stopping and I’d gently fall asleep to the rythmn of his voice and the fact that I didn’t understand any of it past the second sentence.  Then he couldn’t go to sleep because he’d be all excited about work.  To be fair, I don’t do this anymore, it’s a little mean and self-serving.

There are only a handful of people in the world who know what Jeremy works on in enough detail for Jeremy to have a truly satisfying conversation about policy.  Jim is one of these people.  OMG, the policy chat over pizza and ice cream – the two of them were happy all evening long.

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