June 26, 2006

Hilleary Lied and My Beard Died

Filed under: India — Chris @ 1:23 pm

With all due respect to my blogging/life partner, this explanation is no more credible than if she claimed to be establishing a model democracy in the middle of my face. Whatever after-the-fact justifications H might provide in order to maintain public support for her bellicose position, it is clear to me—and, I think, to any reasonable observer—that the intelligence and facts were being fixed around the policy of removing my beard.


The problem with the beard

Filed under: India — Chris @ 11:00 am

Extrapolating from my first 24 hours in the presence of the beard, I calculate that some variant of the phrase “You have some Indian food in your beard” would be repeated approximately 125 times over the next six weeks. Which would be clearly unreasonable.

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