My Favorite Tim Kreider Essays
For his humorous, self-deprecating, poignant reflections on anxiety, friendships, life decisions. 🎉
- •Cycle of Fear. http://nyti.ms/IQy4cL"Like many people, I like to set aside a few hours every day, generally between 3 and 6 a.m., to lie quietly thinking about everything that could go horribly wrong with my life and all the ways in which I am negligent and reprehensible."
- •The Referendum. http://happydays.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/17/the-referendum/"Friends who seemed pretty much indistinguishable from you in your 20s make different choices about family or career, and after a decade or two these initial differences yield such radically divergent trajectories that when you get together again you can only regard each other’s lives with bemused incomprehension."
- •The Summer That Never Was http://nyti.ms/1KkR2HF"I suspect that the way I feel now, at summer’s end, is about how I’ll feel at the end of my life, assuming I have time and mind enough to reflect: bewildered by how unexpectedly everything turned out, regretful about all the things I didn’t get around to, clutching the handful of friends and funny stories I’ve amassed, and wondering where it all went."