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Talk About the Weather

Complaining about small talk has become the new small talk

Photo: David Pinzer Photography/Getty Images

On my morning walk, I wave to my neighbor and ask how he’s doing. “Oh, just waiting for the sun to come out,” he smiles, working on his truck. It’s been two days of gray, damp weather, but it feels like weeks. I tell him this. He agrees. Looking up from the hood, he squints and points to the hills in the distance. “I’ve lived…

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Kristin Wong

Kristin Wong

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Kristin Wong has written for the New York Times, The Cut, Catapult, The Atlantic and ELLE.