Life’s Perfect Strangeness


The warm fuzzies of electronics.

So I’m preparing today for the arrival of my recently-exed boyfriend, so he can get all of his belongings out of my home. They are interwoven into my things so completely; everywhere I turn I find something else. It’s disorienting, upsetting.

But I am also still living ordinary life, shopping for a small television for the weekend house (which I now think of as my real home, the apartment just a place to stay till I can leave NYC), making myself numb with too many product reviews. Fortunately for me, my ex-husband is very tech savvy, and very patient with my endless barrage of product questions. I just sent him this email, knowing that I am feeling extra love for him because of the way he is still very much in my life, knowing that my ex-boyfriend will just disappear into history.


So if I buy a WiFi enabled TV, does that mean I can watch movies on the TV that are playing via the external drive on my Mac Air? Cause if I do that, then I don’t need to buy a DVD player…. Please advise.

And thanks for always being willing to answer my tech questions. YOU ARE AWESOME.

Love, your ex-wife

Life’s perfect strangeness, summed up in a search for electronics.

About stacy

I am a writer, author, mother, former magazine editor (last at Redbook), optimist, and, above all, a searcher. I'm still searching for whom I'm really meant to be, after a series of very jarring losses. Since then I've been trying to figure out what's next. Or, in other words, how to fill in the blanks.
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