I need to make some new stories to tell.
What she does convey—here and in all her novels—is that everything is problematic; and that the human condition consists of millions and millions of people being tossed up and down the earth, trying vainly to connect but being prevented from doing so.
Bruce Chatwin on Sybille Bedford in the introduction to her A Visit To Don Otavio
En Vogue at the State Fair. Holy shit.
I can tell I like her because I don’t avoid using exclamation points when I reply to her texts.
Tonight was a beautiful night to snuggle up with a someone at a park in front of a fun movie that’s okay to ignore every so often.
It’s a really nice night for a patio date along the Mississippi in Minneapolis. The breeze cancels most of the heat, and the light is perfect.
I want to meet the woman I see every morning I’m waiting for a bus, the one riding the orange Kymco scooter down Central in the summer dresses and sweaters.