Magnificent Oddities

Magnificent Oddities

In my mid-twenties when falling in love was still irresistibly frosted and angelic, I scribbled on paper a number of my odd and idiosyncratic tendencies to give ‘him’ (whoever ‘he’ was… long since shelved in my library, referenced under ‘past lovers”) a better...
The Newspaper Man

The Newspaper Man

It was early on a Sunday morning, as I stood with a handful of other patient shoppers outside of Trader Joe’s neighborhood market, when I encountered the newspaper man. TJs (as the locals call it) was not yet open for business. Those of us in need of soy milk, almond...