Scene: self at coffee shop, reading the Aug. 31, 2015 edition of the New Yorker.
Scene: page is turned to page 13, an advertisement for the Picasso Sculpture exhibit at the MoMA, coming this fall. (Member Previews Sep 10-13)
Action: I pick up my phone to mark down the dates.
Setting: I've finally gotten up the courage to look up Elvis Presley's birth date, moments before. I read Presley's biography this January (book recommended by Etsy's CEO Chad Dickerson, in an internal email chain). I'd been avoiding it for months now, but curiousity won out. Right. Now.
Action: I'm Googling famous people with my birth sign.
And then: A wild Pablo Picasso appears.