This is my first text entry on this blog, which I think is a thing for the computer or something. My only promises are that (a) my posts will largely be athematic and that (b) I will try to be funny when I can. Primarily, I’ll use this space as a record: of stuff I like, stuff I dislike, and — most of all — stuff I think about when I’m not thinking about what I should be thinking about.
I’ve entitled this blog, “Is anybody else cold?” because I am an ice-cream cone and this blog is intended for other members of the frozen-treats community. No, no: actually, the title has a double-meaning. Yes, I am often physically cold and therefore often ask others if they’re cold, usually so that we can hightail it out of whatever Frigidaire we’re sitting in. But I also refer to the cool or — dare I say? — frigid attitude I sometimes wield, not because I am truly coldhearted (I am as emotional as they come), but rather because I so often find that a frosty demeanor shields me from unwanted vulnerability. It’s in times like these, not incidentally, that I so often daydream — that is, think about stuff unrelated to whatever I should be thinking about. So, I ask, in jest and in earnest: Is anybody else cold?