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What A Difference A Day Makes

Yesterday I was limping though airports, being irritated by no option to change out of my middle seat and feeing sorry for myself that I was inattentive to time zones and agreed to a flight that put me home after 2 am, utterly exhausted and on the verge of losing it altogether. Today I was…

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The C List

The thing about porches in Philadelphia is that if you put anything out there that looks like it can be stolen and pawned, then it’s going to get stolen and pawned. And so as the people who own the random collection of serviceable but junky wood chairs are moving out of this multi-family buidling, my…

I Guess

Sami’s been in California since June 26th. He’s flying home on a red eye that lands at 5:30 am. I guess I must miss him because I was showered and dressed and prepared with a go cup of hot coffee when I got to the airport at 5:15am today. Except he’s coming home tomorrow. I…

Guess Where I’ve Been?

I’ve been living in the past again. It would not be wrong to say that I have been immersed in it. The middle of the last century, to narrow it down. WARNING: Dreary load of words follows to tell you that I am in love with a  folding chair from Romania. You might want to quit here.…

Wish Me Luck

I’m headed down the Parkway this morning to see the floor lamp of the Craigslist seller who stood me up before. Not the pageant lamp – the other more sedate one. Which means I got up early had one cup of coffee and then showered and got otherwise ready according to an external schedule, not…