I believe in sudden prophecies told by a best friend on a moonlit midnight in Switzerland.

“You’re challenge right now, Prince Philip,” Aaron said, “is going to be dealing with Patience.” We then got into a shouting match over the Senate testimony into Russian meddling in our election and whether America was just a shell country run by secret Russian capitalist overlords.

But Aaron was right — about Patience that is. I have had an itch of general anxiety creeping into my day-day life: at parties, at home, on the subway. A constant need to busy myself, occupy my mind…