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She’s balancing a carryout container in one hand. Church food, I assume, since it’s Sunday and she’s wearing a dress. A dress, low heels and a wig, actually, and standing out like a sore thumb on the trail this autumn afternoon. “Is that a preacher?” she asks. She points to the pocket where Thom Hartmann is holding forth on a smartphone-cum-boombox. I tell […]
“Does the tree let go of the leaf, or does the leaf let go of the tree?” He’s evading me now. With metaphors. Apparently I’ve struck a nerve. “The tree lets go of the leaf,” I hazard, “because the leaf is dead.” And what I remember of seventh grade biology you could fit on the […]
All I remember about Ken Russel’s 1983 production of Madama Butterfly is the atomic blast that put the button on Butterfly’s death. He flashed a huge bank of stage lights, hitherto unseen, directly at the audience, and in the seconds it took our eyes to readjust, turn-of-the-century Nagasaki was transformed into a floor-to-fly-space blaze of corporate logos – Toyota, Honda, Mitsubishi, Sony – as if the explosion had blown […]
The gluten-free “apple cakelet” at Caviar & Bananas is delicious. Adorable, even. Almond biscotti and apple pie mooshed into the general appearance of something baked at Bag End. The fast, free and non-password-protected wi-fi is delicious, too, but the parallel absence of wall outlets in the seating area isn’t. “Welcome!” says one, while the other says “Lapsquatters need not […]