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Shapes and sizes

We had a long wait at the airport for our flight last week. The last time we flew out of this airport we arrived two hours early, got stuck at the ticket counter, spent over an hour in the TSA security line, had to take a train to our gate, sprinted (and I don’t sprint) to the plane and got there just as they were getting ready to close the door. 292 more words


Books on the Train

This is the second time I have seen someone reading a book I have read before this week. Yesterday morning a woman was reading The History of the World in 10 1/2 Short Chapters… 106 more words


Musings from the Laundromat: Birthdays and Awnings edition

Laundry Lady:  I don’t know what I’m going to do after work.

Me: Oh? Why?

Laundry Lady: It’s my birthday.

Me: Happy Birthday!!!  I wish you had told me last week. 411 more words

Love through an eyes of a stranger 

I’m currently on the bus headed to meet a friend from I’m just going to say Europe to keep this anonymous, and there is this couple travelling together I believe (they have their suitcases and this bus ends at the airport). 182 more words

Mary Ann

The gas station attendant wasn’t moving fast enough. A man in front of me huffed as the attendant scurried about the store fixing things, moving with a slight limp on her left side. 324 more words


And Gutenberg Lived Here: Hey, Guys- So Which Genius Invented A Parsley Anniversary Already?

Today is our anniversary.

And a so-called round anniversary at that.

No, not parsley

which is twelve and a half.

(yes, I know, but believe it or not, 510 more words


strangers on the edge

On the viewing balcony at Tate Modern, watching people as they stood at the edge. A very grey London day.