Compact little essays from a stay-at-home tourist.
Yearly Archive for 2010
Guaranteed Quoted Verbatim When: 4-1. Where: Crate & Barrel, Broadway & Houston. Who: Girl on cell phone. Attitude: Bitter. Quote: “She’s projecting a lot onto me and I’m learning not to buy into her movie.” When: 4-1. Where: Barrow & Greene. Who: One man to another. Attitude: Surreptitious. Quote: “His name never got leaked but […] [Read More]
PLEASE SEE MY NEW WEB SITE at http://www.janefreemanart.com Out-of-Context Snippets, stated verbatim: When: 3/2/10. Where: Franklin St. Who: Man to woman. Attitude: Querulous. Quote: “My legs feel like jello.” When: 3/4/10. Where: West Broadway. Who: Woman to man, business suits. Attitude: Pedantic. Quote: “So Joel would pay whatever, and Carrie would pay whatever, and then […] [Read More]
… Vanessa and I … were both … tomboys; … [we were] said not to care for clothes…. Everything to do with dress — to be fitted, to come into a room wearing a new dress — still frightens me; at least makes me shy, self-conscious, uncomfortable. — Virginia Woolf, A Sketch of the Past […] [Read More]
Turns out the blizzard has coated NYC with over 20 inches. Everywhere are icy fields. What a treat: Macadam and pavement are whited out, under a bone-grey sky. This morning at around 8:00 I take the dogs out. In the past couple of days we’ve seen very few people but colossal dog breeds: light-grey Malamute, […] [Read More]