Category Archives: Baltimore


On Sunday October 8, I fell from grace brought low by a rising sidewalk — an angel appeared in a black SUV and ferried me to the Mercy – the green-garbed staff peering deep inside, said – No doubt, you’re … Continue reading

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Just my luck

I think I need an amulet – a big one – to ward of accidents. Clumsy, I am not, but walking home from the farmers’ market, I tripped and broke both my wrists – who puts a step in the … Continue reading

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Cafe Fili

Cafe File at Read and Cathedral –  Saturday morning – young staff welcoming,  yawning. On bar stool, facing the window – black baseball cap – tall cold brew. At a table, a dark-haired lady turquoise frames chats with a striped … Continue reading

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New life rising

This may look like weeds but this lot at Howard & Franklin was once covered with the remains of the Mayfair Theater. It was bulldozed clean and spread with seed. Sign of new life rising,

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Little birds

The little birds seem wary of the crumbs, but when the blue green pigeon comes they join the feast and peck the sidewalk clean.

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Purple Ribbons

Purple ribbons streaming names sidewalk’s prey remembered.

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I took a walk in the rain

I took a walk in the rain today.  Got to wear my new rain jacket. On Madison, a teal shirt hangs half in half out of the After Hour Depository. A man with a stubbled chin sheltering under an Absolut … Continue reading

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