Posts by: Anna March
The September 1978 collision and subsequent crash of Pacific Southwest Airlines flight 182 and a Cesena in the urban North Park area of San Diego still cast a large shadow over the neighborhood. The destruction and aftermath of the accident are the common threads that tie together the stories in Bonnie ZoBell’s excellent book, What Happened Here....more
The man I love and share my life with is an incredibly kind person who usually makes me a healthy, delicious smoothie in the morning and leaves it in the fridge for me for when I wake up, usually an hour or two later than he does....more
You can see the architecture of things in winter.
Structures glisten. Naked trees drip with clear popsicles. We find ourselves alone with ourselves. Everyone else has gone away to someplace warmer/better/more fun or else they are tucked indoors. Even when you live in a relatively warm place, winter still haunts....more
There are picnics where people discuss how long the potato salad can be out in the heat and there are picnics where people discuss Wittgenstein. At Wittgenstein picnics, the people are drinking red wine.
White wine is a kiss; red wine is sex. You can imagine Simone de Beauvoir with red wine in her Paris apartment....more