Tag: city

November 23, 2013 / rant

Dear lady with the cute baby in the stroller, You may not know this, but muttering snarky comments under your breath as you walk away…

March 23, 2009 / misc.

Walked past the Chinatown subway exit on my way to a store on the same block. Went in, found what I wanted right away. I…

March 6, 2009 / intangibles

When I moved to DC back in the late 90s, I wanted to live in Dupont Circle. Nothing really shocking about that. You ask any…

February 7, 2008 / design
December 17, 2007 / friends

I have always liked wandering around in cities at ridiculous hours. Everything takes on a surreal quality. I used to work a semi-third shift at a newspaper, and would come home at 3, 4, or 5 in the morning, in a small town. And everything was quiet. It was when I first notice that night time tends to have no weather. Especially no wind. It’s a Twilight Zone episode, where you’re wandering around an abandoned city and nothings moving. My favorite memory of that job and those people happened when two of my coworkers, driving home from the same job, pulled over and started a snoball fight, in a suprisingly bright street at 3am.

April 16, 2006 / intangibles