A woman cleaning house. Woman: “Wash the dishes after dinner.” “Clean as you go while cooking.” “Put your water glass in the sink when you’re finished with it.” “Don’t leave your things in the middle of the floor.” “Fill the ice cube tray when it’s empty.” “Don’t eat in your room.” “Take your hair out […]
A children’s swingset in a park. It is in need of repair and seems to have been abandoned for years. A breeze blows, and the swing gently rocks back and forth, as if a ghost child has started swinging.
The backpack from Day 23 sits on the ground. A butler picks it up and hands it to the woman, who is still floating in the air. Begrudgingly, she takes it and slowly sinks back to the ground. The bag might be slightly lighter, or slightly heavier. It’s hard to tell after a few days […]
This post was originally going to be about routine. I’m going to Chicago for a long weekend this week to see some old and dear friends, and when I return, I will have reduced hours at the store. I’ve had several people approach me for services, so even if these initial meetings don’t all work […]
someone sitting beside a large rock at the base of a hill smoking a cigarette