May 28th, 2006


Why does my life feel like an Infocom game?

You are sitting at your computer desk. There is a banana peel here.
It is 12:30. You had a banana for breakfast. You are now hungry.
Hmm. What do I have that I can eat?
> s
You are in the dining room. You are hungry.
> look
There is a bag of yellow onions hanging from the rack of kitchen implements. They look remarkably appetizing.
Sure, they look appetizing. But that's a mirage; I would have to cook them, and that takes effort. What else do I have that I can eat?
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