By Katie MacAlister
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An illustrated depiction of Steve Jobs' friendship with Zen Buddhist Kobun Chino Otogawa and the influence it had on Jobs' profession
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It is not quite as good as spending a day fighting outside of Valhalla, knowing there is endless ale waiting for us upon our return, but it is almost as good as that,” Isleif said. “Aye, the fighting is best of all,” Eirik said, nodding. “Although I would put the bed sport before the ale. ” “Bed sport with an ale wench is the best of all,” Finnvid said with a wolfish grin. “Oh, aye, that’s so,” Eirik agreed. ” I begged. ” “Assuming bed sport is out—” Eirik said. The scowl I shot him should have turned him into Viking dust.
I don’t know the address, but I do know it’s on Knowles Street. ” “Sounds like the old Icy Treats place,” she said, punching in a couple of buttons on her laptop before pulling out into traffic. ” Fifteen minutes later we pulled up a half block away. I looked at the warehouse, worried that we were too late, but no, there was the nose of a black van just barely visible from behind an industrial-sized trash bin. I glanced back at the cab, gnawing on my lower lip for a second. “Um . . ” the driver asked me.
My hands are full, Fran. ” I set my latte on the large metal mailbox that was attached to the building and hunted through the backpack I used as a bag for my keys, my fingers groping blindly in its depths. ” “Ben,” I corrected, his name bringing another little zap of pain to my chest. “He’s not mine. ” “He’s like the ideal man, leaving you alone except for when you want him. If I was into guys as much as girls—and I’m not because some men are okay, but most of them have way too many issues for me—then I’d definitely give you a run for your money with him.