Have you ever been curious?

I met a young lad at a Thanksgiving dinner party.  He is a newly graduated, unemployed architect.  He is living in an as yet unfinished attic of an artist’s studio.  In exchange for finishing it, he gets to live there for $75/month.  Access is by a ladder.  That doesn’t sound too bad.  The only problem […]

Guilty by Association: How Being Paired With Black Friday Corrupted Thanksgiving

It’s Thanksgiving already. The day that many of us stay in bed late and are beckoned from sleep by an array of smells: turkey roasting in the oven, yams stewing in their own sweet juices, and pies filled with vanilla and spices. We gather in groups of friends and family, as many people as we […]