The noise begins at 7 sharp, whoops and yelps coming in through the windows I’ve closed because it’s in the low fifties tonight. (Weather in San Francisco continues to be mostly inexplicable.) It’s April 5th, Sunday evening of week four of shelter in place. The noise could either be for medical… Read More »Pandemic at the disco
The teenage scream-singing Scandinavian twins and their pretty friend or sister have followed me to the top of the ridge overlooking the sunbathers and splashers below. They dance and warble along to something seemingly English, recording each other with phones. This is probably a TikTok? Sure. I don’t want them… Read More »Lei lady lei
Summer to autumn is the best transition; post-fall and pre-spring are nightmare periods where you’re just trying to ward off or witch away winter, and spring to summer is usually a two week period of confusion and cold rain. But summer to fall is the first day you need a… Read More »What shall we do for fall?
It was one year here, two years, and I kept thinking I was fine hermitting it up and splurging with the occasional lunch date away from my desk, but then this project went south and that manager said that thing and from that deluge of resentment the private channels and… Read More »My girl gang
It’s only after I text two pairs of sneakers to Juju that I realize it’s been a while since I sent her apparel. There were moments earlier in the year, and stretches of weeks the year before, where it was a near daily occurrence. When I’m stressed, when I can’t… Read More »Classed radius