I’d say I was homesick, but what is home but a creaky bed, a cluttered desk, and a wilted basil plant?

Bellingham, WA – Monday, Aug. 30, 2010. Weather: partly cloudy, 75 degrees, dry, beautiful. Coffee: overrated. hell-bent for purgatory Pacific Northwesterners are coffee snobs, which might have been justifiable in the first decade A.S. (After Starbucks) but I have Southside Coffee two blocks from my Brooklyn apartment and they draw espresso as good as anything …

I’d say I was homesick, but what is home but a creaky bed, a cluttered desk, and a wilted basil plant? Read More ยป