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Notes on the Eclipse.

“Seeing a partial eclipse bears the same relation to seeing a total eclipse as kissing a man does to marrying him.” ~Annie Dillard   And I, today, saw a total eclipse. I had, to be honest, fully expected to be disappointed. Heat, crowds, and jutted elbows used to secure spots obscured by two rather than… Read more »

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Summer Heat Or How Have I Not Melted Yet?

I may be forced to write quite a few posts about the New York heat this summer because, well, it has overwhelmed me to the core. It is overwhelming to feel like you’re melting every time you go outside and, even when inside, if you don’t turn on the air conditioning. It’s overwhelming to walk… Read more »

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Not The Best Day

I had meant to write about the summer heat today but… life got ahead of me, I suppose. Life got ahead of me in the sense that I was walking home from the subway station, witnessed an emergency situation, and ended up having to dial 911 for the first time in my life. There will… Read more »

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Decorated!

To switch up what I see when I cross my bedroom door, I decided to tack some of my favourite postcards up on it. As you may see, I struggled to keep the lines straight a little bit, but… I think there’s something for the diagonal line as well.  

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A Few Words…

…that I saw while walking around New York as I normally do. I do not remember what part of town I was in when I saw this street sign. I do, however, remember that it made me stop.  

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A New York Train Story

Phones and people. People and phones. This is the kind of thing you’ll come across on the Brooklyn train today.  

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Wordsmiths for Hire!

I had stared at this ‘wordsmith for hire’ sign for a few minutes when it hit me: this is, technically, what I do as well.  

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(Window Peeking)

When you peek inside New York windows, this is what you can see.