Tag Archives: clothes

Fall Comes to the Closet

A few short (and ever-shortening) days after fall comes to the clothesline, it’s time for the semiannual Great Seasonal Clothes Swap. I live in a studio apartment. Both closet space and drawer space are limited. Off-season clothes live in the … Continue reading

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Fall Comes to the Clothesline

If Blake could see “a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower,” then why can’t I trace the turning of the seasons on my clothesline? Why not indeed. Here goes. Thursday dawned bright and sunny and … Continue reading

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Old Boots, New Boots

Old boots passed their prime at least a year ago. They leaked. Duct tape didn’t stick. They needed to be replaced, but other needs were more pressing. All winter I wore my higher, warmer boots. They don’t leak. Long about … Continue reading

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Summer’s Here!

No, the solstice is still a couple of weeks off, but summer is here. It just arrived, and I have proof. Lots of proof. Like this morning I took my first outdoor shower. It’s been ready and waiting for a while … Continue reading

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Insularity

When I moved from Washington, D.C., to Martha’s Vineyard in 1985 — just for a year, mind you — I expected some culture shock. D.C. is a big city. In the mid-1980s, more than three-quarters of the population was black. … Continue reading

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