I arrived in San Francisco Friday morning
and have been sleeping much of the time since.
I checked in to the Green Tortoise Hostel
for the night. Just checked in again
for another night
after waiting for a vacancy.
I’m mulling over my next move.
With the holidays approaching,
house/pet- sitting seems to be a
promising way to stay put for
long enough to focus on things other
than where to stay.
Long enough perhaps to find some
work and develop connections
deeper than possible through
Oh, how important
being self reliant seems
I left New York Tuesday morning with Sarah in her black Volvo Wagon.
We stopped in Northern Virginia to pick up Josh, and drove and drove.
Our longest stop was in Memphis. Here we are in reflection on Main Street.
We stopped at Mr. Peanut–
one of the few stores on Main Street
not shutdown or for lease.
Downtown Memphis is eerily
midday on a Wednesday.
and shiny new condos
with no one
to fill them.
Here Sarah is catching peanuts she had tossed in the air.