In which a veteran of cultural studies seminars in the 1990s moves into academic administration and finds himself a married suburban father of two. Foucault, plus lawn care.
Actual conversation with The Girl last Friday:
TG: What did you do at work today, Daddy?
DD: It was pretty busy. I had to talk to a lot of people.
TG: But what did you do?
DD: That's what I did. I had to meet with a bunch of different people.
DD: Yeah, that's when people get together to discuss things.
TG: But didn't you do any work?
DD: Well, I did use the computer some…
TG: Yeah, that's how people work.