Strangers on skateboards are wiser than most people I know / On Randomness, Control Freaks and the Fun Inbetween

Yesterday I went for dinner with some friends to an Italian restaurant, one of those with foreign waitresses who were taught some words like Grazie and Arrivederci, the menu with the original titles of recipes and an approximate translation in English and cooks with strong stereotypical names and even stronger accents. A bottle of prosecco …