Monthly Archives: January 2012

Light in the Window

One winter I was house-sitting an elegant new condominium in a pretty much empty building, keeping an eye on the place rent-free to work off my student loans. Back in the day, the neighborhood was tight-knit immigrant families in fishing … Continue reading

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5 People That I Didn’t Want to Meet

First Impression 1. The subway is packed. The wind chill is -5. That girl in the back is still talking. Is she going to keep it up to the end of the line? Yes. The girl in the back is … Continue reading

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New Year’s Speech

This is about visiting a church on New Year’s Eve. Except it’s really about why visiting this church turned out to be a good idea for the end of a crestfalling year. Our happy group house broke up, with ┬ároommates … Continue reading

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