Sentence of the Day: Kevin Canty

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I was out on the porch, smoking a cigarette, enjoying the long, slow twilight of the northern spring, when I heard her scream inside the apartment.

— from Kevin Canty’s “Story by Bird” in the 6 October 2014 New Yorker

Kevin Canty has written three short-story collections and four novels, including Everything.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: X Needs to be Anywhere in the Word

Self’s word is JUXTAPOSITION.

The I. M. Pei Pyramid in front of the Louvre is juxtaposed between two classic buildings:

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The Main Courtyard of the Louvre: Christmas Day, 2017

It was chilly that day, self recalls. Someone told her that the Louvre stays open on Christmas Day; it was. When she got there, she changed her mind about going inside. Instead, she walked from the Louvre to the Tuileries.

Stay tuned, dear blog readers. Stay tuned.

Beloved 2: From Self’s Recent Trip to Manila, January 2018

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First cousin on mother’s side: Maitoni Cu-Unjieng

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Home-Cooked Food, with Lots of Fried Garlic

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Self is named after this iconic Filipino soup from the central Philippine islands: Batchoy

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