Providence through a haze

(Providence, R.I.) — Please forget everything I wrote about finding the beauty in being sick. I take it back with all the strength I have (which is about as much as might belong to a shy kitten). I’m sitting in a Tim Horton’s in Providence, Rhode Island, and there is so much going on around [...]

As Maine goes, Part 2

(WHITEHALL, Penn.) — I came down sick this morning, and it sucks, but on some strange level, I’m at peace with it. It’s a low-grade thing in my chest, nose and head, just enough to slow me down and remind me of my basic needs. I do feel fuzzy, but a few things are clearer [...]