Category Archives: Baltimore

Mt. Vernon

I live in a bubble – such a beautiful bubble – Rainbows reflected in sunshine. Well pensioned and social securityeed, I idlely fill in the daily word puzzles, and skim the headline unpleasantries. I give a kind dollar to the … Continue reading

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Sunday morning on Charles St.

Sunday morning on Charles Street – French, Italian, Vinaigrette I wondered, if someone had lost their napowrimo day 30 prompt: weirdness

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Postcard

This mural is down the street – just over the edge of gentrification. The Dragon represents the long ago China town and the Lion of Judah,the emerging Ethiopian community. At the restaurant, you eat with injera not forks and next … Continue reading

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God’s garden

You may sit in the garden, but God forbid that you lie. [my daughter introduced me to the term “hostile architecture” i.e. designing public spaces to discourage the homeless from using them.

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Mercy, merci

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