Monthly Archives: September 2006

QotD: Better on the Big Screen

If you could watch any movie on the big screen right at this moment, what would it be? "After Life," which a friend was watching a week or two ago when I walked into their living room.

I get around

Zero-7: A house in Silver Spring, Md.8-9: One, maybe two apartments in Silver Spring, Md.10-23: Another house in Silver Spring, Md. (with occasional visits to my play-grandma's house in Washington, D.C.)24-24.5: A studio apartment in downtown Oakland, Calif.24.5-26.5: A studio in a single-room-occupancy hotel in downtown Oakland, Calif. (with occasional stays in 26.5-27.5: A one-bedroom […]

QotD: Reflecting on September 11th

What are your personal memories of September 11th? 091201ny03 I remember feeling 'housed. Shook. Got. I remember not so much wanting to turn someplace into a glassy expanse as feeling frightened of others whose grief spurred them to invoke nuclear parking-lot dreams. I remember thinking that everything that had gone to hell in a handbasket […]